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23 October 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

Da Mi: A floating solar first for Vietnam

The DFI-backed Da Mi floating solar power project financing has proved the viability of such schemes in Vietnam. But the government needs to provide more lender comforts...

22 October 2019
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt

Green bond pricing, meet Green Bond Principles

Green certification is very popular with bank and corporate bond issuers, but project bond and emerging market issuers have been more wary. Proximo talks market...

18 October 2019
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Power, Renewables, Transport

Don't go cold Turkey

Turkey has long been the European comeback king of project and trade borrowing. And against all the economic odds, the cost of debt in both markets appears to be falling...

14 October 2019
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ECA, Infra funds, MFI/DFI, PPP/P3

Cloudy outlook: Challenges in infrastructure finance

The macro backdrop to infrastructure finance development hasn't been so cloudy for over a decade. Perspectives from Joe Blenkinsopp, AXA; Kerry Alexander, Scottish...

11 October 2019
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Power, Renewables

Latin America's renewable ambition

Low tariffs and successful developments mean that Latin America has become the prominent emerging markets renewables success story. But governments are following up with...

11 October 2019
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Power

After GNA 1: An upcoming Brazilian LNG-to-power finance handover?

Following the recent financial close on GNA 1, and the Sergipe project the previous year, is the Brazilian LNG-to-power sector ready for commercially banked deals with...

07 October 2019
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Regulation, Power, Renewables

US power: New offtake opportunities - and new risks

The US power power finance market sees changes in debt terms and new enhancement products, but challenging offtake risks. Proximo hosts US project finance banker Jonathan...

03 October 2019
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ESG-tied debt, Regulation, Renewables

Italian solar’s securitisation boost

Securitisation has emerged as a useful way for Italian banks to manage their exposures to the country’s PV sector. Could it also fuel a resumption in development...

02 October 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

West Bakr: Borrowed template with better pricing

Lekela Power’s DFI-backed financing for its 250MW West Bakr wind project borrows heavily from the Gulf of Suez wind template in 2017. While there have been improvements...

25 September 2019
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Mining

New mining capital - meet old risks

Bank debt, ECAs, DFIs, streams, and high yield debt. Mine developers have many financing options, but need to take care to cover off key risks. Proximo speaks to Global...

20 September 2019
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Infra funds, Telecoms & communications

Data centres: Do the risks and rewards compute?

Data storage capacity looks set to grow exponentially in the coming years. But it’s still unclear whether the risks and rewards will equate to a booming new asset class...

19 September 2019
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Infra funds

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

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...

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 in project finance adolescence. But a lack of developers and varying waste supply agreements from councils are proving...

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...