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  • Lightsource bp solar portfolio financing – Australia

    Investors in solar development in Australia seem to have 2 very different views of the sector. There are those actively looking to flee the market while others are rapidly expanding local portfolios

  • The Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021

    IJGlobal is delighted to join forces with international law firm Allen & Overy and our DI intelligence partner M&E Global to launch the second Global Digital Infrastructure Survey, sounding out international market sentiment for a booming sector

  • IJGlobal ESG Awards – The Judging Panel

    We are delighted to announce the judging panel for the inaugural IJGlobal ESG Awards that were launched last week

  • PJM term loan Bs trade down but are "hard to trip"

    Several term loan B deals trading in PJM Interconnection have taken a dip after clearing prices from the highly anticipated BRA for delivery year 2022/2023 were announced. But deal watchers say that this is unlikely to have a significant impact on revenues in the long run

  • Lotus wind portfolio financing, Vietnam

    As investors in Vietnam scramble to include their power projects in the country's now-delayed PDP8, the $252 million Lotus portfolio financing of wind farms on the north-central coast recently achieved financial close

  • Tough life awaits PJM peakers as long-awaited auction disappoints

    After two years of delay due to uncertainty over the Minimum Offer Price Rule, PJM Interconnection has finally concluded its Base Residual Auction for delivery year 2022 / 2023, although results from the highly-anticipated auction have fallen short of market participants' expectations

  • Aquila adds third LSE energy efficiency fund to mix as market heats up

    Aquila has introduced a third major energy efficiency fund to the London Stock Exchange, raising £100 million from its IPO

  • The value of risk... explicit pricing of risks can help

    Explicit pricing of physical risks can help promote investments in the infrastructure sector. David Espinoza, senior principal at Geosyntec Consulting, Washington, DC, delves into his alternative for discounted cash flow modelling

  • Cairo Monorail PPP, Egypt

    Cairo Monorail Transit Project – a mass transit solution that is to be the longest monorail system in the world – quietly reached financial close late last year amid the coronavirus pandemic

  • Banks and investors begin to walk the ESG talk

    ESG considerations are starting to carry real financial weight, as is visible from the flurry of recent ESG-linked financings in the infrastructure market

  • The HIPpest project on the street

    A curious renewable energy / transmission project has dinged the European radar at IJGlobal… but while it’s always nice to write about a new deal being rolled out, this one has an uncomfortably similar scent to a project of a few years back

  • Curtis Island LNG stake sale, Australia

    The rapid rise of renewables over the last decade has led to an increasing number of countries shunning fossil fuels, but if Shell’s recent sale of minority stake in its Curtis Island LNG plant is anything to go by, there is still a healthy appetite for natural gas among investors

  • Brazil’s sanitation sector hots up

    In April, Brazil’s second largest privatisation event took place with Rio de Janeiro state water and sewage utility Cedae auctioning 4 blocs that serve 29 municipalities

  • Cost of capital king Equitix sets sights on NA market

    Equitix has hired a senior adviser as part of its North American expansion

  • Ermewa – a reluctant but successful sale

    A consortium of a DWS-controlled funds and Canadian investor Caisse des dépôt du Québec (CDPQ) recently prevailed in the auction for Ermewa Holding

  • M&A bankers prep district energy biz sales

    M&A bankers are readying the sales of a number of district energy systems that are anticipated to hit the auction block in coming weeks

  • Vietnam DPPA: a great move forward, but how?

    Renewable energy gencos and corporate power consumers have been increasingly keen to participate in Vietnam’s Direct Power Purchase Agreement trial programme. DPPA will allow developers to mitigate the risk that the monopoly power system operator may be unable to offtake power by selling electricity to corporate offtakers, signalling the transition to a more open electricity market

  • APAC infra fundraising – death by FIFO?

    In recent years, Asia-Pacific has been one of the fastest developing markets for infrastructure funds. As the region increasingly opens up to global investments, its economies and infra development are growing significantly

  • PF bankers assess Chilean corporate supply deals

    As Chile's largest developers secure supply contracts with corporate offtakers and search for corporate financing for their portfolios, project finance bankers wonder whether there will be any mandates left in the long run that are not corporate-based

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