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17 June 2019
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Oil & gas

US LNG: Cheniere still setting the financing pace

Even in a US LNG market that is looking up, a familiar sponsor is responsible for the most recent crop of financing. So is the return of Cheniere to the debt market a...

03 June 2019
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Rules

The art of the sale: CLOs, secondaries and syndication

Why are project finance banks under so much pressure to sell down their exposures, and which methods have worked best to do so? Host Tom Nelthorpe discusses syndication,...

30 May 2019
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Funding, Rules, Metals & Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables

Proximo Americas Deals of the Year: Towering achievements

A combination of big deals in difficult markets, well-priced deals in established markets, and one literal cross-border project financing, made 2019's winners an eclectic...

28 May 2019
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Funding, Digital Infrastructure, Renewables, Social infrastructure, Transport, Waste and Water

What equity funds really want

Infrastructure funds are now the dominant players in European infrastructure and renewables. What has been the effect on deals and valuations of the huge capital...

17 May 2019
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Funding, Sustainability

Blended finance from the ground up

This week's transmission: Blended finance has attracted huge attention from the development finance community. As DFIs look to mobilise and combine new sources of...

15 May 2019
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Digital Infrastructure

Move over cable guy: US fibre takes off

US governments are starting to get serious about encouraging digital infrastructure development. But fibre-to-the-home investors face a very different market structure –...

07 May 2019
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Funding

Blended finance: Refloating an old idea with new capital

Much that is useful in blended finance is not new, and much that is new in blended finance is not useful – but the concept has captured the imagination of DFIs looking to...

15 March 2019
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Rules

Can project finance live without Libor?

The London Interbank Offered Rate has served for decades as the benchmark for pricing project finance loans. But Libor is set to be replaced, and the implications for...

11 March 2019
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Rules

Beyond Libor: SOFR so good?

After Libor’s repeated missteps, a replacement rate - SOFR - is ready for roll-out. In part two of the Beyond Libor Series, Berkeley Research Group’s Michael Whalen looks...

07 March 2019
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Rules, Power, Renewables

The good, the bad and the ugly

The US power market can still rely on generous debt conditions - at least in the right regions. Transmission debuts with Tom Nelthorpe talking to Brian Armstrong at...

18 February 2019
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Funding

AIIB: Shaping a different DFI offering

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has released a downbeat report on the prospects for private infrastructure investment in Asia. But, says Joachim von...

25 January 2019
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Funding, Rules, Renewables, Transport

Latin infra debt: Adjusting the risk balance

Two deals have cast a long shadow in capital markets financing for infrastructure in Latin America, but governments are starting to look beyond them. Is the Latin infra...

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’...

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
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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...

26 October 2018
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Funding, Power

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...

12 September 2018
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Funding, Renewables

Bujagali Energy: An unlikely DFI debt rollover template

In July, Sithe and IPS refinanced the Bujagali hydro project to deliver a cheaper power tariff to the Ugandan government. The process – a rare refinancing for DFIs – also...

06 August 2018
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Oil & gas, Renewables, Transport

Bayfront Infrastructure: Project CLOs old school style

Singapore’s Clifford Capital has closed its first securitisation, and is preparing a second, in a bid to establish an infrastructure CLO franchise. Backed by loans from...

27 July 2018
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Funding, Metals & Mining

Fruta del Norte: Lundin Gold’s multi-sourced debt debut

Ecuador’s rehabilitation in financing markets begins with a complex deal for Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte mine. The financing combines a stream, a prepay, commercial PRI...

17 July 2018
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Rules, Digital Infrastructure

KentuckyWired: Testing the line for appropriations risk

A near-death experience for Kentucky's debut US broadband PPP due to rising costs highlights the pitfalls to sponsors of states’ budgeting processes. But PPPs for US...