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30 October 2020
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Infra funds

Finding certainty in an uncertain climate (part two)

In the second part of a two-part roundtable sponsored by AXA XL, we explore the changing perceptions of risk in the infrastructure market – from both CRI provider and...

29 June 2020
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Covid-19

Puzzled by credit risk insurance? (part two)

In the second instalment of a two-part roundtable sponsored by Texel, we explore what new strategies banks would like from CRI providers, what those providers are...

23 June 2020
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Covid-19

Puzzled by credit risk insurance? (part one)

Appetite for credit risk insurance (CRI) for project financings looks set to rise in the wake of fallout from Covid-19. In the first session of a two-part roundtable...

26 March 2020
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Covid-19, PPP/P3, Regulation

Webinar: Project and infrastructure finance and COVID-19

What could be the short- and medium-term impacts of COVID-19 on financing markets for project developers and PPP concessions? Proximo hosts a webinar with David Baxter,...

24 February 2020

Closing the knowledge gaps: Mining old deals for new insights

Demand from local lenders, institutions and DFIS for up-to-date project finance knowledge is still strong. But access to real-world case studies from successful - and...

13 February 2020
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Telecoms & communications

Satellite finance: Learning from launch failures

Despite an occasionally patchy record, satellite operators benefit from strong support from ECAs, high-yield investors and some banks, and data is driving ever-greater...

23 December 2019
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Certified green, ECA, ESG-tied debt, Infra funds, MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Regulation

The Proximo 2019 Festive Trends Round-up

In a year of immense change for energy, infrastructure and project finance, Proximo Transmission's regulars pick the trends that mattered in 2019 - and the trends that...

17 December 2019
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ESG-tied debt, Infra funds, MFI/DFI

Filling the gap with an emerging markets debt fund

Could emerging markets benefit from the presence of a bond market with an expansive definition of infrastructure and a willingness to look at a wide universe of issuers?...

03 December 2019
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Power, Renewables

US power's new merchant frontier

US lenders are still more happy adding a little merchant risk to proven power technologies than taking a leap into the unknown. Proximo reviews current market trends with...

07 November 2019
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PPP/P3, Regulation

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...

23 October 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

Da Mi: A floating solar first for Vietnam

The DFI-backed Da Mi floating solar power project financing has proved the viability of such schemes in Vietnam. But the government needs to provide more lender comforts...

22 October 2019
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt

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...

07 October 2019
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Regulation, 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...

29 August 2019
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Infra funds, PPP/P3, Regulation, Social infrastructure, Transport

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...

19 August 2019

What the bankers say (part two)...

With the heads of eight major project finance banks in attendance at Proximo's European Infrastructure and Renewables Finance Exchange in Lisbon in May, we took the...

13 August 2019

What the bankers say (part one)...

With the heads of project finance from eight major banks in the same place at the same time – Proximo's European Infrastructure and Renewables Finance Exchange in Lisbon...

30 July 2019
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ECA, ESG-tied debt, Regulation

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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Regulation, Petrochemicals

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...

11 July 2019
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PPP/P3, 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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Certified green, ESG-tied debt

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...