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07 October 2022
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Transport

Proximo Weekly: BNDES breaks new ground with Linha 6

The Sao Paulo Linha 6/Laranja scheme is a pathfinder deal that exhibits BNDES’ new mantra on infrastructure investment, turns typical financing under a DFI umbrella on...

06 May 2022
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Transport

Proximo Weekly: Brazil street lighting – LED-ing the way in PPP

Brazil’s municipalities have made huge progress in procuring street lighting upgrades using PPP concessions. But project sponsors are only likely to need offshore capital...

22 April 2022
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Power

Logan and Chambers: Starwood’s coal retirement template

Starwood’s financing for the retirement of its Logan and Chambers plants marks an end to coal-fired power in New Jersey. It points to a workable compromise between...

30 March 2022
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Transport

Brazil's privatisation programme: Delivering some of the heavy goods

Brazil's privatisation programme has not delivered some of the headline successes promised – notably the sale of Eletrobras. But improvements have been made to the...

24 March 2022
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Renewables

South Africa's green gauge still upbeat

With banks lining up to finance Bid Window 5 projects, part of South Africa’s REIPPP programme, renewables has become the country’s leading project finance sector in an...

10 December 2021

Proximo Weekly: A liquid diet

The $1.2 trillion US Infrastructure Bill still leaves a major chasm to bridge between government funding availability and demand. Two recent deals hint at where some of...

12 November 2021
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Oil & gas, Power, Renewables

Jazan IGCC: A tailored fit

The recent Jazan IGCC financing involved a significant diversification of the normal Saudi project lending pool and some bespoke commercial arrangements for a fairly...

24 September 2021

Risk, reward and the rebound in US infrastructure finance

Conditions are starting to look promising for higher volumes across US project finance. In a roundtable sponsored by BNY Mellon, Proximo explores the new market dynamic...

20 August 2021
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Transport

Proximo Weekly: The private placement sweet spot in Latin PPP

Large institutional debt providers are increasingly driving deal structures in Latin American infrastructure – and as Costanera Sur recently demonstrated, the trend is...

30 June 2021
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Transport

Brazil's infra investment ambitions: Minister de Freitas talks shop

Brazil is doubling its infrastructure concessions target to BRL200 billion next year. In an exclusive interview with Proximo, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio...

06 May 2021

The EU gears up for development finance framework

The EU is currently considering a financial framework for European multilateral and bilateral development banks – under the EFAD umbrella. But, as Paul Mudde, consultant...

01 February 2021

Infra investment resilience: testing pandemic immunity

Recent changes to risk perception, perceived debt and equity appetite for certain infrastructure asset sectors and the growing ESG movement look set to outlast the...

21 May 2020
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Oil & gas

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Oil and Gas or Gas and Oil?

With major emerging markets LNG projects reaching financial close, and a potential gas price lifeline for US oil independents by 2021, is it time for a new balance of...

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...

19 February 2020

Miami advice: Get ready for the rebound

Low commodities prices and political upheaval mask some promising opportunities in infrastructure and energy finance in Latin America. And sponsors still have access to a...

31 January 2020

ESG and infrastructure – do the numbers stack up?

Cost or cost benefit? Green or greenwash? What does the increasing focus on ESG compliance bring to the infrastructure market and is an impractical take on ESG in danger...

27 January 2020
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Oil & gas

RBL lenders worry about more than oil prices

The reserves-based loan is moving outside its heartlands in the North Sea and US, and outside its commercial bank niche. But while oil price falls led to minimal distress...

12 December 2019
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Power, Renewables

Hedging perfection in US power?

Commodity hedges have evolved, but the challenges to providers and asset owners have continued. In the last of a series on US market risk, Proximo talks to Paula Torres,...

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...

19 September 2019

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...