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06 March 2019
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Oil & gas

Mozambican LNG: Upping the financing pressure

Sponsors of two LNG projects in Mozambique are testing lender appetite and country limits with a potential $30 billion of combined debt to be financed by the end of 2019....

04 March 2019
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Renewables

Battery storage: Moving beyond Hornsdale

Hybrid renewable and battery storage system projects have been proven bankable following the first non-recourse deal in 2018, and the deal pipeline is expected to grow....

25 February 2019
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Certified green, ECA, Infra funds, MFI/DFI

Proximo global trends 2019

Find out the 17 trends taking your industry by storm this Q1.

25 February 2019
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Telecoms & communications

Funding fibre: Can the UK catch up with Europe?

CityFibre, the first major wholesale fibre financing in the UK with project and corporate-style elements, bodes well for UK fibre investors and lenders. But cost of debt...

18 February 2019
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MFI/DFI

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...

06 February 2019
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Industry/manufacturing, Mining

Aluminium Dunkerque: Setting the template

Liberty House’s recent Aluminium Dunkerque deal is both its first syndicated bank acquisition financing and a novel de-risked structure that includes a syndicated...

25 January 2019
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, 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...

22 January 2019
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ECA, Oil & gas

How long can GCC tenors go?

State-owned borrowers in cash-strapped GCC countries – Oman and Bahrain – have been using ECA-backed debt to push out tenors to around 16-17 years. But can the private...

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,...

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...