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27 August 2020
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Power, Renewables

The Proximo Weekly Digest - More hands make lights work

Two recent deals in the Bangladeshi power market demonstrate maturing commercial bank risk appetite and a broadening of the sponsor and lender base. Both signals bode...

23 July 2020
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Rules, Oil & gas, Power

The Proximo Weekly Digest - New NEPA: A regulatory set of dentures

The new NEPA is designed speed up US infrastructure project permitting. But it also appears to be a significant weakening of environmental regulation, leaving NEPA with a...

09 July 2020
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Digital Infrastructure

The Proximo Weekly Digest - French fibre: Deal flow kicks up another gear

In terms of deal flow and volume France’s FTTH market just keeps on giving. So what is the secret to French success?

07 July 2020
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Funding, Renewables

Seagreen: A taste of offshore wind to come

The recent debt raising for the 60% merchant Seagreen offshore wind project gives a taste of what debt and equity mix fully merchant offshore wind financing will require...

06 July 2020
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Oil & gas

NLNG 7: A hybrid progression

Nigeria LNG's Train 7 hybrid debt raising is the first multi-sourced corporate financing for a project in the LNG sector. So how much of a progression is it beyond NLNG's...

29 June 2020
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Risk

Puzzled by credit risk insurance? (part two)

In the second instalment of a two-part roundtable sponsored by Texel, we explore what new strategies banks would like from CRI providers, what those providers are...

26 June 2020
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Risk, Rules

Have a rethink Basel…

The pandemic has given new meaning to financial resilience and project finance is showing its mettle like never before. Shouldn’t Basel be reconsidering its project...

23 June 2020
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Risk

Puzzled by credit risk insurance? (part one)

Appetite for credit risk insurance (CRI) for project financings looks set to rise in the wake of fallout from Covid-19. In the first session of a two-part roundtable...

11 June 2020
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Sustainability

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Fifty shades of green

The depth of green in some recent green bond issues is arguable. And with more transition bonds appearing in the market – bonds that claim to finance the transition of...

04 June 2020
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Funding

The Proximo Weekly Digest - What’s Your Favourite Infra Flavour? Vanilla

Governments around the world are planning large infrastructure investment programmes as keystones in proposed economic stimulus packages. But can institutional investors...

01 June 2020
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Renewables

Ibri II Solar: Saudi Exim still learning

Closed against the backdrop of Covid-19, Oman's pathfinder Ibri II solar deal reached financial close minus its original ECA. The deal was an achievement given the...

27 May 2020
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Renewables

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Love in a Warm Climate

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Donald Trump finally have common ground – a determination to make the world a considerably warmer place.

21 May 2020
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Risk, Oil & gas

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Oil and Gas or Gas and Oil?

With major emerging markets LNG projects reaching financial close, and a potential gas price lifeline for US oil independents by 2021, is it time for a new balance of...

14 May 2020
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Risk, Rules

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...

06 May 2020
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Risk, Rules

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.

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...

31 January 2020
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Funding, Sustainability

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...

11 November 2019
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Oil & gas

JTB: More than just a gas deal

Pertamina EP Cepu's recent Jambaran-Tiung Biru project financing was a first on many levels for Indonesian oil and gas, setting benchmarks for multi-sourcing debt and...

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...

31 July 2019
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Metals & 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...