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  • European tower consolidation: lower frequencies

    The consolidation of European tower markets witnessed an interesting development last week with the launch of an innovative fund instituted by Cellnex and Deutsche Telekom

  • A465 Motorway – Wales, UK

    The A465 motorway PPP in Wales reached financial close in October, bringing to conclusion a deal that has been in the making for the last 6 years and that had to overcome the twin challenges of Brexit and the Coronavirus pandemic

  • Al Dhafra solar PV, United Arab Emirates

    A sponsor team of EDF and Jinko Power has cooperated with TAQA and Masdar to reach financial close on what will be the world’s largest single-site solar power plant – the 2GW Al Dhafra solar power plant

  • Dogger Bank Offshore Wind, UK

    As the largest offshore wind farm to have made it to financial close in 2020, the £7.6 billion Dogger Bank project was one of the high points of an otherwise infernal year

  • University of Idaho, US

    The University of Idaho reached financial close on its steam plant and utility system in December 2020, the third deal of its kind to close in the US... part of a growing trend in the education sector to invite private investors to improve legacy utility systems and receive upfront funds to retire old debt and invest in strategic initiatives

  • Renewables portfolios grow in the Caribbean

    Developers and investors are beginning to build portfolios of renewables in the Caribbean and Central America, a region that is slowly diversifying its energy mix despite lacking investment-grade ratings

  • Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center, Virginia

    With its Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center in Virginia, developer sPower offered the project finance market something it hadn’t seen before – a solar project in PJM Interconnection with multiple household names as offtakers, the largest of its kind east of the Rocky Mountains. But while the market responded positively to the project, the road to the finish line was far from smooth

  • Western Downs Green Power Hub – Queensland, Australia

    Neoen's Western Downs Green Power Hub – one of Australia’s largest solar projects to date – reached financial close late last year, keeping to a tight schedule in spite of coronavirus restrictions to deliver its first project in Queensland

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Metlife Interview

    While MetLife Investment Management (MIM) has been in the project finance market for 20 years, the story of its massive scale-up began in 2009. From that time, the investor has grown its infrastructure debt portfolio from $2bn AUM to $30bn today

  • Bracing for a new-year slap

    It’s that jaw-clenchingly awful time again. The start of a new calendar year when inboxes fill with far-from-inspiring editorials from across the sectors “boldly” looking into the year ahead in a desperate attempt to sell thought-leadership credentials through the medium of regurgitation

  • Hydrogen and its ever inventive technologies

    Hydrogen has been all the rage for more than two decades, yet little-to-no private, large-scale investment had been made into the sector until more recent times. IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor delves into technology developments keeping pace with the revolution…

  • Solar Power Top Trumps

    IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes turns the Top Trumps focus on solar panels, identifying some of the market leading units and mapping out directions favoured by the manufacturers…

  • BBVA – extending sustainable finance beyond just dark green

    BBVA, a pioneer of sustainable finance, has bolstered its track record with the launch of sustainability advisory services this year. The banking sector will be a crucial enabler for facilitating sustainability-linked goals, BBVA’s heads of ESG and structured & project finance advisory tell IJGlobal.

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Moody’s Interview

    Moody’s Investors Service won the IJInvestor Award for Best Ratings Agency. Here key players talk to IJGlobal Americas editor Ila Patel about key deals and ESG

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Digital Colony Interview

    IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville talks to Colony Capital chief executive Marc Ganzi about a stellar year of performance that was crowned by repeated success

  • Energy Efficiency – have your cake and eat it

    IJGlobal funds reporter Arran Brown delves into the opportunity and challenges ahead for energy efficiency as it builds momentum as an asset class

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Outstanding Individual Steven Sonnenstein, Digital Colony

    Voted Outstanding Individual in the IJInvestor Awards 2020, IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville speaks to Steven Sonnenstein about his career and digital infrastructure…

  • The global ESG scrabble

    The challenge of ESG and how the market is delivering change - IJGlobal Asia Pacific senior reporter Dave Doré delves into approaches being taken and how the process yields value...

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Rising Star Jemima Atkins, AllianzGI

    AllianzGI assistant vice-president Jemima Atkins is a Rising Star according to the IJInvestor Awards judging committee. IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor finds out just how fast she ascends…

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