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21 February 2018
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ECA

Energoatom’s Opic-wrapped bonds: A post-ECA gift to borrowers?

Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear generator has closed a bond issue for a nuclear waste storage project at a cheaper rate than its parent, thanks to a first-of-its-kind...

19 February 2018
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Renewables

Zero-subsidy offshore wind: Too little too soon?

The cost of generating offshore wind power in Europe is finally being driven by the economics of the industry rather than the government subsides that founded it. But has...

09 February 2018
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Renewables

Solar revenue puts: De-risking to depress DSCRs

Coronal Energy’s hedge on a 30MW PV portfolio was not a textbook use of kWh Analytics’ new solar revenue put. But it might be having the desired effect on banks’ term...

07 February 2018
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Power

It's a wrap: InfraCredit debuts with Viathan bond

Donor-backed bond insurer InfraCredit has wrapped its first issue – a N10 billion local currency bond for a Nigerian captive power developer. What are the long-term...

05 February 2018
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Transport

Ruta al Mar: Opening a new 4G funding fast lane

A pioneering loan/bond financing for Colombia's Ruta al Mar highway project may serve as the shot in the arm needed to reignite appetite for the country’s 4G roads...

31 January 2018
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Renewables

Ituango Hydro: Stretching EPM’s funding base

Colombia’s EPM finally has a long-term debt package in place for the Ituango hydro project. The deal demonstrates a significant broadening of EPM's lender base beyond...

25 January 2018
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Regulation

Time for more Basel-friendly project loan CLOs?

The latest revisions to Basel III are generally good news for banks. But they’ll still have to do more to manage their project finance loan books.

16 January 2018
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MFI/DFI, Regulation

Basel III: Expanding the multilateral circle

The December 2017 finalisation of the Basel III framework offers some good risk weighting news for smaller multilaterals. Could this help channel more funding to emerging...

22 December 2017
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Renewables

Institutional investors lining up for offshore wind

Institutional debt is becoming increasingly viable for sponsors of European offshore wind as investors become more comfortable with the asset class.

19 December 2017
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Power

Chasing paper: PPC’s receivables securitisation

The restructuring of Greece’s power sector continues with a novel proposal to monetise PPC customer receivables. If the deal happens, it is likely to be one of the first...

14 December 2017
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Transport

Brightline: Take your seats

With few exceptions, US travellers have little love for inter-city rail travel. Having pulled off a $600 million non-investment grade PAB issue for its Brightline private...

11 December 2017
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Renewables

Batteries not included: Is energy storage bankable?

A clutch of Canadian battery storage deals suggests that non-recourse financing is available for developers – but at a price.

07 December 2017
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MFI/DFI, Power

Myingyan: Plugging Myanmar's power gap

The Myingyan IPP financing – Myanmar’s debut in the project finance market – has set the blueprint for future deals. But considerable regulatory change is still needed to...

05 December 2017

Foreign investors eye Russian infra market

With Russia’s economic climate improving in 2017, the country has seen an injection of investment commitments into infrastructure from Asia and the Middle East. Some...

01 December 2017
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ECA, Transport

Nacala Logistic Corridor: a private-private partnership

The largest infrastructure project financing in Africa to date, the complex dual-jurisdiction set of agreements for the $2.7 billion Nacala rail financing has lessons for...

23 November 2017
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ECA, Renewables

Walney Extension: More acquisition than project bond

The first non-recourse investment-grade bond to be used on a construction-stage offshore wind farm in the UK, the Walney Extension financing introduces a new UK asset...

22 November 2017
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PPP/P3, Transport

The long road across Veneto

Eight years in the making and with a revamp of the concession structure, the Pedemontana Veneta road project still has its critics. But there is no argument that getting...

21 November 2017
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3

Islamic PPPs: What's holding the market back?

The World Bank and the Islamic Development Bank have issued a report highlighting the potential for Islamic finance in PPP. And untapped pools of capital could boost...

16 November 2017
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Social infrastructure

Turkish hospital PPPs: Diversifying the DFI funding mix

Turkey’s Bilkent Laboratory PPP is nearing financial close and will be the fourth hospital financing in 2017 under the country’s €12 billion hospital PPP programme....

10 November 2017
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Renewables

Markbygden ETT: Winding up European ECA and DFI cooperation

GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group’s €800 million financing for the 650MW onshore Markbygden ETT wind project in Sweden incorporates a number of...