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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...

09 August 2019
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Renewables

No – offshore wind will not double UK power prices

UK offshore wind has been a rare domestic project financing success story. But it has attracted some strange press recently, largely fuelled by an academic report that is...

30 July 2019
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ECA, ESG-tied debt, Regulation

New directions and new pressures at ECAs

Political pressure is pushing export credit agencies in new, sometimes conflicting, directions. But they remain useful and well-regarded project finance players. Proximo...

22 July 2019
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Regulation, Petrochemicals

Libor, not rate rises, the biggest threat to hedging arrangements

Interest rate hedging arrangements are more vulnerable to Libor's replacement than rises in base rates. Proximo talks hedge mechanics with Cogswell Consulting's Ian...

15 July 2019
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Certified green, Infra funds, Renewables

Portfolios wanted: New renewables vehicles seek lonely European assets

The supply of assets is nowhere near matching the wall of institutional debt and equity that wants to build renewables portfolios. Proximo talks supply and demand with...

11 July 2019
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PPP/P3, Social infrastructure, Transport

Is Canadian PPP at risk of derailing?

Cracks are starting to appear in the Canadian PPP model and a new infrastructure bank may do little to halt aggressive shifts in risk towards the private sector.

24 June 2019
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Certified green, ESG-tied debt

Meet your ESG goals for pricing cuts

Banks are now offering infrastructure corporates pricing discounts if they meet their sustainability targets. Are the targets meaningful, and is there any reason why...

19 June 2019
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Oil & gas

More clarity, not more risk, needed in US LNG

Despite permitting snags and the potential impact of trade wars, there's likely to be a shift in what risks LNG developers will ask banks to accept. In this episode,...

17 June 2019
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Oil & gas

US LNG: Cheniere still setting the financing pace

Even in a US LNG market that is looking up, a familiar sponsor is responsible for the most recent crop of financing. So is the return of Cheniere to the debt market a...

03 June 2019
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Regulation

The art of the sale: CLOs, secondaries and syndication

Why are project finance banks under so much pressure to sell down their exposures, and which methods have worked best to do so? Host Tom Nelthorpe discusses syndication,...

28 May 2019
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Infra funds, Renewables, Social infrastructure, Telecoms & communications, Transport

What equity funds really want

Infrastructure funds are now the dominant players in European infrastructure and renewables. What has been the effect on deals and valuations of the huge capital...

17 May 2019
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ECA, ESG-tied debt, Infra funds, MFI/DFI

Blended finance from the ground up

This week's transmission: Blended finance has attracted huge attention from the development finance community. As DFIs look to mobilise and combine new sources of...

15 May 2019
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Telecoms & communications

Move over cable guy: US fibre takes off

US governments are starting to get serious about encouraging digital infrastructure development. But fibre-to-the-home investors face a very different market structure –...

07 May 2019
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ECA, Infra funds, MFI/DFI

Blended finance: Refloating an old idea with new capital

Much that is useful in blended finance is not new, and much that is new in blended finance is not useful – but the concept has captured the imagination of DFIs looking to...

15 March 2019
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Regulation

Can project finance live without Libor?

The London Interbank Offered Rate has served for decades as the benchmark for pricing project finance loans. But Libor is set to be replaced, and the implications for...

07 March 2019
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Regulation, Energy, Power, Renewables

The good, the bad and the ugly

The US power market can still rely on generous debt conditions - at least in the right regions. Transmission debuts with Tom Nelthorpe talking to Brian Armstrong at...

18 February 2019
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MFI/DFI

AIIB: Shaping a different DFI offering

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has released a downbeat report on the prospects for private infrastructure investment in Asia. But, says Joachim von...

25 January 2019
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MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Renewables, Transport

Latin infra debt: Adjusting the risk balance

Two deals have cast a long shadow in capital markets financing for infrastructure in Latin America, but governments are starting to look beyond them. Is the Latin infra...