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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...

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...

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?...

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,...

03 December 2019
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt, Regulation

Junior first loss vs covered bonds – what's best for your portfolio?

The Mariner-developed junior risk transfer product is almost a mainstream way of laying off project finance exposures. But does it need more counterparties, and might...

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...

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...

14 October 2019
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ECA, Infra funds, MFI/DFI, PPP/P3

Cloudy outlook: Challenges in infrastructure finance

The macro backdrop to infrastructure finance development hasn't been so cloudy for over a decade. Perspectives from Joe Blenkinsopp, AXA; Kerry Alexander, Scottish...

11 October 2019
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Power, Renewables

Latin America's renewable ambition

Low tariffs and successful developments mean that Latin America has become the prominent emerging markets renewables success story. But governments are following up with...

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...

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...

03 October 2019
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ESG-tied debt, Regulation, Renewables

Italian solar’s securitisation boost

Securitisation has emerged as a useful way for Italian banks to manage their exposures to the country’s PV sector. Could it also fuel a resumption in development...

25 September 2019
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ECA, MFI/DFI, Mining

New mining capital - meet old risks

Bank debt, ECAs, DFIs, streams, and high yield debt. Mine developers have many financing options, but need to take care to cover off key risks. Proximo speaks to Global...

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...

09 September 2019
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Regulation, Renewables

Floating offshore wind: What distance to bankable?

Floating offshore wind enjoys lots of interest from oil majors and utilities, but has yet to land a commercial bank financing. Proximo talks to RCG's Marc Costa-Ros,...

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...

22 August 2019
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PPP/P3, Regulation, Social infrastructure, Transport

Canadian PPP: New procurement models needed?

What shifts in risk transfer are needed to help push the Canadian PPP market forward, and which ones are likely. Proximo hosts Fitch Ratings' Mario Angastiniotis and...