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09 April 2020
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt

Sustainability Linked Lending: Best practice in ESG borrowing

Webinar: 09/04/20 2pm BST. Proximo looks at what the pioneering sustainability-conscious borrowers get right

02 April 2020
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Oil & gas

Webinar: LNG's next generation developers and markets

Some of the traditional sources of demand for LNG are faltering. Where are the industry's new opportunities and are they bankable? Joining Proximo are Ian Cogswell,...

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,...

17 March 2020
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure, Transport

Webinar: UK infrastructure - The budget and the future of private finance

The UK budget has promised huge spending on infrastructure, but much of that spending is not new, and COVID-19 may make other claims on government resources. Proximo...

17 March 2020
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt, Regulation

What barriers to ESG in infrastructure credit ratings?

Major credit ratings have committed to incorporating ESG issues into credit analysis. But infrastructure credits present unique challenges. Proximo talks to S&P Global...

27 February 2020
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Certified green, Renewables

CPPIB Renewables Europe: Making holdco the new normal

Institutional financings for holding company issuers are the new normal in German offshore wind, following CPPIB’s Talanx-led financing for its Hohe See and Albatros...

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...

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...