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21 May 2020

EMEA Deals of the Year 2019: The winners enclosure

Proximo judges were looking for the most innovative, market influencing transactions within project financing in 2019. And here are our winners!

18 May 2020
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

Tulu Moye: Getting up steam

With an RFP for an EPC contractor due to be issued next month, Darrel Boyd, CEO at TM Geothermal Operations (TMGO), outlines the progress and challenges of procuring and...

14 May 2020
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Covid-19, PPP/P3

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Every silver lining also has a cloud

Infrastructure investment is being touted again as one of the keystones to getting the global economy back on track. But have we truly learnt from the infra finance...

11 May 2020
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Oil & gas

Oil and gas: How bad can it get?

Although the price decks used by banks for reserves based lending guard against drops in the oil price, they cannot possibly account for the freefall of recent weeks. So...

07 May 2020
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure

US solar: Tougher times ahead

Webinar: Solar developers in the US - and their offtakers - may have to get used to higher debt and equipment costs. With McDermott Will & Emery's Christopher Gladbach,...

06 May 2020
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Covid-19, Regulation

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Bullish in a china shop

Interest in project private credit risk insurance is on the up in the wake of Covid-19 – and insurers seem keen to respond.

06 May 2020
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ECA, Transport

Abidjan Metro: From PPP to EPC

Initially launched as a PPP in 2013, Ivory Coast has decided to keep the Bpifrance-backed financing of the Abidjan Metro on the government books. Alain Descamps, chairman...

28 April 2020
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Oil & gas

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Buoys for the black stuff?

How long can bank liquidity last for the oil and gas sector? Arguably, for many small to medium operators, only as long as current overdraft facilities and reserves-based...

28 April 2020
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Renewables

What's in storage

As the traditional energy markets experience unprecedented challenges, the ability for industrial batteries to strengthen the renewable proposition is thrown into sharp...

22 April 2020
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Certified green, Covid-19, ECA, MFI/DFI, Regulation

Can DFIs stretch to combating Covid-19 and climate change?

Development banks have been at the forefront of dealing with climate change. Now they’re in the front line of the Covid-19 response. Will the development finance...

09 April 2020
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Regulation, Energy, Power, Renewables

Austin’s Power Bankers: Can they keep their mojo?

The good times are continuing in US power for now, with strong renewables activity compensating for slowing gas-fired volumes. Proximo asks the top lenders in the US...

06 April 2020
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Mining, Renewables

The odd couple: Financing mining’s renewables transition

The mining industry is slowly starting to switch over to more renewable forms of energy. A new kind of environmentally conscientious financing could help with that...

02 April 2020
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Oil & gas

Webinar: LNG's next generation developers and markets

Some of the traditional sources of demand for LNG are faltering. Where are the industry's new opportunities and are they bankable? Joining Proximo are Ian Cogswell,...

31 March 2020
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MFI/DFI, Power

Azito Phase 4: Still a DFI-only zone

Despite eight years passing since the original Azito financing and the project having a proven track record, the Azito 4 power plant expansion financing in Cote d’Ivoire...

26 March 2020
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Covid-19, 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...