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21 May 2020
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Covid-19, 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
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MFI/DFI, Regulation

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
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt, Infra funds

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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ESG-tied debt, Regulation, 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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Infra funds, Energy, 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
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Infra funds

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...

12 September 2019
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Infra funds

What the infrastructure investors say (part one)...

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...

04 September 2019
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Power, Renewables

Filling Chile's coal-fired hole

The ambitious de-carbonising targets agreed by the Chilean government with generation companies will put an end to coal-fired power in the country in 20 years. But while...

20 August 2019
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Renewables

Australia's EfW: Waiting for waste

Australia’s energy-from-waste (EfW) sector is in project finance adolescence. But a lack of developers and varying waste supply agreements from councils are proving...

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...

18 June 2019
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Renewables

European solar: A wider focus but funding questions remain

European solar is predicted to balloon again in the next two years. But with the move to merchant, a relatively seminal corporate PPA market, development of...

29 May 2019

Proximo EMEA Deals of the Year 2018: The deals that punched above their weight

There were many choice EMEA project financings in 2018. But certain deals achieved levels of debt pricing, risk mitigation and inter-creditor complexity that set new...

24 May 2019
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure

Social infrastructure PPP: Back to the drawing board?

With a large and widening social infrastructure funding gap in Europe, PFI dead in England and PPP under scrutiny in the EU, what are the alternatives for governments...

10 May 2019
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Transport

Financing European airports: Check-in early to get the mandate

As an asset class, European airports have entered the financing mainstream. With demand for equity opportunities outstripping supply, appetite for airport debt...

30 April 2019
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Renewables

Size matters - but future market share can matter more

Akuo Energy's O’MEGA1 deal in late 2018 was one of a number of signals that floating solar (FPV) deals can be non-recourse financed. With large-scale FPV just a few years...

24 April 2019
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PPP/P3, Transport

Structuring the Real infra deal

The first 100 days of new Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s administration have not gone well – except for in the infrastructure sector, where promised concession...

08 March 2019
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Telecoms & communications

Navigating the digital project corridor

With the European fibre market entering the project financing mainstream, how big can the wider digital infrastructure market get, and what risk mitigants are still...