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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...

26 June 2020
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Covid-19, Regulation

Have a rethink Basel…

The pandemic has given new meaning to financial resilience and project finance is showing its mettle like never before. Shouldn’t Basel be reconsidering its project...

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...

11 June 2020
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Fifty shades of green

The depth of green in some recent green bond issues is arguable. And with more transition bonds appearing in the market – bonds that claim to finance the transition of...

04 June 2020
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Infra funds

The Proximo Weekly Digest - What’s Your Favourite Infra Flavour? Vanilla

Governments around the world are planning large infrastructure investment programmes as keystones in proposed economic stimulus packages. But can institutional investors...

01 June 2020
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Renewables

Ibri II Solar: Saudi Exim still learning

Closed against the backdrop of Covid-19, Oman's pathfinder Ibri II solar deal reached financial close minus its original ECA. The deal was an achievement given the...

27 May 2020
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Renewables

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Love in a Warm Climate

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Donald Trump finally have common ground – a determination to make the world a considerably warmer place.

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...

14 May 2020
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Covid-19, PPP/P3

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Every silver lining also has a cloud

Infrastructure investment is being touted again as one of the keystones to getting the global economy back on track. But have we truly learnt from the infra finance...

06 May 2020
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Covid-19, Regulation

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Bullish in a china shop

Interest in project private credit risk insurance is on the up in the wake of Covid-19 – and insurers seem keen to respond.

28 April 2020
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Oil & gas

The Proximo Weekly Digest - Buoys for the black stuff?

How long can bank liquidity last for the oil and gas sector? Arguably, for many small to medium operators, only as long as current overdraft facilities and reserves-based...

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...

11 November 2019
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Oil & gas

JTB: More than just a gas deal

Pertamina EP Cepu's recent Jambaran-Tiung Biru project financing was a first on many levels for Indonesian oil and gas, setting benchmarks for multi-sourcing debt and...

18 October 2019
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Power, Renewables, Transport

Don't go cold Turkey

Turkey has long been the European comeback king of project and trade borrowing. And against all the economic odds, the cost of debt in both markets appears to be falling...

31 July 2019
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Mining

Could Oyu Tolgoi’s cloud have a gold and copper lining?

Cost overruns at the Oyu Tolgoi mining project in Mongolia mean sponsors Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill Resources will be seeking more funding for the scheme. But could the...

29 July 2019
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Market moves, Social infrastructure, Transport

What is going on at Canada Infrastructure Bank?

Nick Hann is keeping shtum about his reasons for leaving Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). But the departure of such a well-respected infrastructure finance veteran is...

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...

17 April 2019
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Renewables

Scaling US battery storage

With levelised cost of energy beginning to favour renewables-linked storage over traditional peakers in the US, utility-scale storage is dawning. Regulatory change,...

10 April 2019
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Power, Renewables

Buoyed by the black stuff

A statement on March 28 by Japan’s Environment Minister signals a potential change in the government’s pro coal-fired power policy. But domestic energy security issues...

28 March 2019
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Oil & gas

Pipeline politics

As the trans-Atlantic political debate over Nord Stream 2 gets nasty, those involved could not do better than take a lesson in commercial viability from the...