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  • Waste PPP projects – trials and tribunals

    The waste sector has ever been a tricky one for PPP and the latest English project to be tangled up in legal battles serves as a cautionary tale for the global infrastructure sector. Essex County Council and the SPV contracted to deliver and operate the MBT plant – Tovi Eco Park – in Basildon have gone to war...

  • Australia's corporate PPAs

    With PPAs increasingly hard to come by from the utilities, the busy solar market is looking to corporate PPAs to take the booming number of planned projects across the financing line

  • Meeting future demand

    East African LNG export projects have a window of opportunity to cash in on future market demand

  • Bankers worried about low Mexican electricity prices

    Low prices on the third long-term power auction are at the same time seen as a measure of the success of the Mexican energy reform and as a cause for concern

  • Infrastructure funds – big news

    In the same week that IJGlobal goes live with our infrastructure funds database – IJInvestor – it feels appropriate to turn the focus on an interesting trend in the equity space: the rise of technical advisers as investors.

  • French transport – foot off the pedal

    As the European infrastructure market – road and rail – wallows in the doldrums, it seems to be the same things keeping everyone busy, and that’s refinance opportunities. However, when it comes to greenfield, few markets are stagnating as much as France

  • Gulf tensions chill Lebanon’s development

    DFI-backed projects in Lebanon appear to be on ice after Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned earlier this month. The latest instability is likely to further hinder project financings in the country

  • Goldmans – making PF bankers grind their teeth

    Talking to sources in the market this week, it was fascinating to hear that Goldman Sachs booked the biggest single profit event for the previous two years on HS1 – the high-speed rail line from London to the English end of the Channel Tunnel

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