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16 January 2019
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Infra funds, PPP/P3, Transport

European Transport Finance: Funding next year's model

European governments and the private sector face an enormous transport challenge. In addition to demand for greenfield infrastructure, there is a backlog for investment...

15 January 2019
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ECA, Renewables

Moray East: The shape of UK deals to come

Despite a record low CfD strike price, the 950MW Moray East UK offshore wind project reached financial close in December backed by strong lender and ECA appetite. Does...

11 January 2019
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ECA, Oil & gas

Petroperu's ECA flag day

Petroperu's $1.3 billion CESCE-backed facility had to navigate four changes of government in two countries to finally reach financial close last month. But the deal still...

10 January 2019
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Power

Red Oak: Switching cost of debt in US power

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure’s recent refinancing of the Red Oak power plant took the asset out of the bond market and into the bank market via a ‘hedge toggle’...

08 January 2019
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Regulation, Renewables

Greece's high stakes renewables reforms

With a new renewable energy support scheme in place and a stabilising regulatory environment, the Greek renewables sector has begun attracting international lender and...

03 January 2019

EV Charging Infrastructure: Balancing the funding equation

Electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is potentially the next big core market for project lenders and investors. But like mobile telecoms and broadband before it,...

21 December 2018
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Power

Gulf Sriracha IPP: Long tenor, tight pricing and Thai debt

Sponsors of the $1.54 billion gas-fired Gulf Sriracha IPP project in Thailand – Gulf Energy Development and Mitsui – have closed a tightly priced DFI/ECA-backed financing...

19 December 2018
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Renewables

Liquid, not hot, air: Long-term debt for long-term storage

UK-based developer Highview Power thinks that renewables’ increased share of generation will make its liquid air storage technology increasingly attractive. But long-term...

12 December 2018

What’s moved the dial in trade and treasury tech in 2018?

Recorded webinar - We reflected on 2018 and asked what actually made a difference in trade technology in the past year and picked out the highlights amid the hype.

12 December 2018
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Renewables

What price non-recourse debt for US offshore wind?

Balance sheet capacity and strong banking relationships are the best chance the US has of making progress in offshore wind development. While both developers and lenders...

11 December 2018
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Renewables

Nachtigal: Development finance as it should be

As more governments look to mimic Chinese-style development finance offerings, the recently signed Nachtigal hydro project financing is a perfect example of why they...

06 December 2018
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Renewables

US offshore wind: On track to join the major markets

The 2019 expiration of the Investment Tax Credit is unlikely to put the dampers on a US offshore wind sector that looks set to take off.

30 November 2018
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Renewables

Offshore wind finance: A full-blown exchange of ideas

Offshore wind projects are getting bigger, costs are getting cheaper, the lending market is more diversified and even the seminal corporate PPA market is picking up. But...

19 November 2018
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Renewables

Sakaka: Cash in sand

Saudi Arabia has reached financial close on its first solar utility-scale project – the 300MW Sakaka solar PV plant. The soft miniperm financing is being put forward as a...

15 November 2018
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ECA, Renewables

Asian offshore wind: Same assets – different facets

North Asian offshore wind development is accelerating and capacity is expected to reach 43GW by 2027. Government support in leading markets like Taiwan and Japan is...

26 October 2018
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Infra funds, Energy

Post-Brexit infra investment: Taking the blindfold off

With UK politicians seemingly blindly following the result of the referendum, those at the forefront of infra finance in the country discuss the reality of Brexit and...

18 October 2018
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MFI/DFI

Room2Run: Untapping multilateral capital to full effect

A ground-breaking $1 billion synthetic securitisation by the AfDB could serve as the template for unlocking trillions of dollars of investment for emerging markets...

17 October 2018
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PPP/P3

Shop talk: The facts and fictions of UK infra investment

UK flagship infrastructure projects continue to grab the financial headlines. But the reality is the UK is far behind its economic peer group in infra spend and delivery,...

16 October 2018
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ECA, Infra funds, Renewables

European offshore wind: Solving the zero-subsidy wind conundrum

Two recent European offshore wind financings – Borssele III and IV and Hornsea 1 – demonstrated growing bank and institutional investor appetite for two different sets of...

11 October 2018
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Oil & gas

North Sea M&A: Balanced for mutual benefits

Innovative sale and security structures have attracted a new breed of private equity-backed buyers into North Sea oil assets being sold off by the majors. And as the M&A...