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07 November 2019
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Rules

Tunnel vision: Lessons (not) learned from infrastructure work-outs

As surely as bust follows boom, project work-outs follow a loosening of deal structures. And lenders need to learn to keep forecasts realistic. Proximo hosts...

22 October 2019
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Sustainability

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...

14 October 2019
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Funding, Rules

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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Rules, 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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Rules, Sustainability, 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...

25 September 2019
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Funding, Metals & 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...

19 September 2019
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Funding

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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Funding

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
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Rules, 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,...

29 August 2019
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Funding, Rules, Social infrastructure, Transport, Waste and Water

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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Rules, Social infrastructure, Transport, Waste and Water

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...

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...

30 July 2019
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Funding, Rules, Sustainability

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...

22 July 2019
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Rules, Oil & gas

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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Funding, Sustainability, 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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Rules, 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.

24 June 2019
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Sustainability

Meet your ESG goals for pricing cuts

Banks are now offering infrastructure corporates pricing discounts if they meet their sustainability targets. Are the targets meaningful, and is there any reason why...

19 June 2019
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Oil & gas

More clarity, not more risk, needed in US LNG

Despite permitting snags and the potential impact of trade wars, there's likely to be a shift in what risks LNG developers will ask banks to accept. In this episode,...