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12 September 2019
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Infra funds

What the infrastructure investors say (part one)...

In a roundtable sponsored by international law firm Paul Hastings, nine major debt and equity investors debate key issues affecting the now and future of the...

09 September 2019

Allego: A hybrid test of lender appetite for EV charging

Societe Generale and Kommunalkredit have devised an innovative hybrid structure in the Allego EV charging infrastructure deal, mixing both corporate and project finance...

09 September 2019
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Regulation, Renewables

Floating offshore wind: What distance to bankable?

Floating offshore wind enjoys lots of interest from oil majors and utilities, but has yet to land a commercial bank financing. Proximo talks to RCG's Marc Costa-Ros,...

04 September 2019
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Power, Renewables

Filling Chile's coal-fired hole

The ambitious de-carbonising targets agreed by the Chilean government with generation companies will put an end to coal-fired power in the country in 20 years. But while...

29 August 2019
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Infra funds, PPP/P3, Regulation, Social infrastructure, Transport

US PPP: Strong projects - and strong sponsors - rise above

The political outlook for infrastructure development in the US might be cloudy, but the PPP financing market is strong. Proximo asks Milbank's Allan Marks and Berkeley...

22 August 2019
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PPP/P3, Regulation, Social infrastructure, Transport

Canadian PPP: New procurement models needed?

What shifts in risk transfer are needed to help push the Canadian PPP market forward, and which ones are likely. Proximo hosts Fitch Ratings' Mario Angastiniotis and...

20 August 2019
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Renewables

Australia's EfW: Waiting for waste

Australia’s energy-from-waste (EfW) sector is still in its project finance adolescence. But a lack of developers and a standard public sector waste supply agreement are...

19 August 2019
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Social infrastructure, Transport

On the road again: The very active retirement of Clemente del Valle

Against all the odds, over the past six years Colombian infrastructure development bank FDN has catalysed a mix of infrastructure funding sources that had never existed...

19 August 2019

What the bankers say (part two)...

With the heads of eight major project finance banks in attendance at Proximo's European Infrastructure and Renewables Finance Exchange in Lisbon in May, we took the...

14 August 2019
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Power, Social infrastructure

Al Dur 2: A Saudi nightmare on ECA street

The $1.5 billion Al Dur 2 independent water and power project (IWPP) financing achieved a record length tenor on an uncovered local bank tranche, an indirect benefit of...

13 August 2019

What the bankers say (part one)...

With the heads of project finance from eight major banks in the same place at the same time – Proximo's European Infrastructure and Renewables Finance Exchange in Lisbon...

09 August 2019
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Renewables

No – offshore wind will not double UK power prices

UK offshore wind has been a rare domestic project financing success story. But it has attracted some strange press recently, largely fuelled by an academic report that is...

05 August 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

Grand Eweng: Too much too soon?

The €1.26 billion 420MW Nachtigal hydro scheme set the financing template for hydro in Cameroon in late 2018. Now a project more than four times the size of Nachtigal is...

31 July 2019
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Mining

Could Oyu Tolgoi’s cloud have a gold and copper lining?

Cost overruns at the Oyu Tolgoi mining project in Mongolia mean sponsors Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill Resources will be seeking more funding for the scheme. But could the...

30 July 2019
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ECA, ESG-tied debt, Regulation

New directions and new pressures at ECAs

Political pressure is pushing export credit agencies in new, sometimes conflicting, directions. But they remain useful and well-regarded project finance players. Proximo...

29 July 2019
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Market moves, Social infrastructure, Transport

What is going on at Canada Infrastructure Bank?

Nick Hann is keeping shtum about his reasons for leaving Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). But the departure of such a well-respected infrastructure finance veteran is...

26 July 2019
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Renewables

Argentine renewables: Just one box left to tick?

Argentina's financial crisis has put a large pipeline of projects on hold. Some claim the deals, particularly those in the renewables sector, are bankable but for the...

22 July 2019
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Regulation, Petrochemicals

Libor, not rate rises, the biggest threat to hedging arrangements

Interest rate hedging arrangements are more vulnerable to Libor's replacement than rises in base rates. Proximo talks hedge mechanics with Cogswell Consulting's Ian...

15 July 2019
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Certified green, Infra funds, Renewables

Portfolios wanted: New renewables vehicles seek lonely European assets

The supply of assets is nowhere near matching the wall of institutional debt and equity that wants to build renewables portfolios. Proximo talks supply and demand with...

11 July 2019
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure, Transport

Is Canadian PPP at risk of derailing?

Cracks are starting to appear in the Canadian PPP model and a new infrastructure bank may do little to halt aggressive shifts in risk towards the private sector.