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26 March 2020
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PPP/P3, Regulation

Webinar: Project and infrastructure finance and COVID-19

What could be the short- and medium-term impacts of COVID-19 on financing markets for project developers and PPP concessions? Proximo hosts a webinar with David Baxter,...

25 March 2020
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Renewables

Akita: A first of many on the Japanese offshore wind horizon?

A pathfinder deal for Japanese offshore wind, the recent Akita project financing did not benefit from Japanese regulation to cut red tape for offshore wind and managed to...

17 March 2020
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure, Transport

Webinar: UK infrastructure - The budget and the future of private finance

The UK budget has promised huge spending on infrastructure, but much of that spending is not new, and COVID-19 may make other claims on government resources. Proximo...

17 March 2020

Chinese takeaways

Chinese inroads into Latin American project markets are on the rise – and US isolationist policies have helped. With Chinese sponsors willing to take on the type of risk...

17 March 2020
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt, Regulation

What barriers to ESG in infrastructure credit ratings?

Major credit ratings have committed to incorporating ESG issues into credit analysis. But infrastructure credits present unique challenges. Proximo talks to S&P Global...

13 March 2020
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Renewables, Transport

Final curtain on Greek project tragedy?

The project market in Greece was essentially frozen following the onset of the country’s infamous government debt crisis in 2009. But with modest economic growth...

04 March 2020
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ECA, Renewables

Changfang Xidao: Expanding the funding foundations

The 589MW Changfang Xidao offshore wind project financing features the highest level of locally sourced debt for any such project in Asia Pacific to date. But signing up...

27 February 2020
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Certified green, Renewables

CPPIB Renewables Europe: Making holdco the new normal

Institutional financings for holding company issuers are the new normal in German offshore wind, following CPPIB’s Talanx-led financing for its Hohe See and Albatros...

24 February 2020

Closing the knowledge gaps: Mining old deals for new insights

Demand from local lenders, institutions and DFIS for up-to-date project finance knowledge is still strong. But access to real-world case studies from successful - and...

19 February 2020
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MFI/DFI, Regulation

Miami advice: Get ready for the rebound

Low commodities prices and political upheaval mask some promising opportunities in infrastructure and energy finance in Latin America. And sponsors still have access to a...

18 February 2020
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure

RII: A workable replacement for PFI?

The Regulated Infrastructure Investment (RII) model is being proposed as a viable replacement for the defunct PFI model in the UK. But go beneath the surface and there...

17 February 2020
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Regulation, Renewables

Polish offshore wind: New market – old questions

Despite progress on Polish offshore wind legislation, there are still questions around local content requirements, local liquidity and local currency-denominated PPAs...

13 February 2020
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Telecoms & communications

Satellite finance: Learning from launch failures

Despite an occasionally patchy record, satellite operators benefit from strong support from ECAs, high-yield investors and some banks, and data is driving ever-greater...

07 February 2020
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ECA, Oil & gas

Amur GPP: Better than the black stuff

The heavily ECA-backed financing for Gazprom's Amur gas processing project has set new tenor and volume benchmarks for both the sponsor and Russian oil and gas – even...

31 January 2020
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt, Infra funds

ESG and infrastructure – do the numbers stack up?

Cost or cost benefit? Green or greenwash? What does the increasing focus on ESG compliance bring to the infrastructure market and is an impractical take on ESG in danger...

28 January 2020
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Mining

Kenmare rejigs Moma debt

Ireland-based Kenmare Resources returned to the debt markets in December to refinance the remaining debt backing its Moma titanium mine in Mozambique. The deal has a new...

27 January 2020
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ESG-tied debt, Regulation, Oil & gas

RBL lenders worry about more than oil prices

The reserves-based loan is moving outside its heartlands in the North Sea and US, and outside its commercial bank niche. But while oil price falls led to minimal distress...

24 January 2020
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt, Regulation, Renewables

Tying lenders in knots

The aspirations of the EU Green Deal and the bloc's adoption of CRD IV are contradictions that leave lenders and borrowers confused - and more significantly a potential...

16 January 2020
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Mining

Getting Sirius out of a funding hole?

Anglo American last week went public with its intention to lodge a takeover bid for Sirius Minerals’ struggling Woodsmith polyhalite mining project in the UK. For Sirius,...

07 January 2020
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Oil & gas

North Sea M&A: Time to buy or sell?

The M&A market for North Sea oil assets has been running in hyperdrive. Norway still has room for upside, but with many rushing for the exit in the UK, is it set to...