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  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Company Shortlist

    IJInvestor – the IJGlobal sister title focused on infrastructure fund activity and global M&A – is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Company category in our annual awards

  • Trousers / lunch / awards

    Groundhog Day was broken this week with a trip into town for lunch with four PF lenders – donning long trousers and shoes for the first time since early March – in the same week that we finalised judging for IJInvestor Awards 2020

  • Cleaning up in LatAm & Caribbean sanitation

    There’s a big opportunity cropping up across Latin America and the Caribbean as programmes of sanitation PPPs working their way through the system. Juliana Ennes delves into this murky world…

  • New Fundamentals – energy funds in 2020 and beyond

    The future is increasingly less restrictive for infrastructure funds investing in renewable energy, according to IJGlobal reporter Arran Brown…

  • Training policymakers to drive digital infrastructure

    One of the greatest challenges facing policymakers is how to transform countries digitally. One of the best ways to achieve this – according to M&E Global managing partner William Cox – is through training, qualifying and motivating them to draft laws and rules favorable to digitalized economies

  • Trials and tribulations of living at work

    The cuckoo effect is ramping up to alarming levels. Having returned from furlough, my co-worker (wife) has firmly established her beachhead on the dining room table, cutting eyes every time I “jump on” a Teams call or (quietly) chew the fat with an old chum, chuckling over a bon mot or two

  • Hamilton Projects Acquiror, Pennsylvania

    The Carlyle Group and EIG Global Energy Partners’ deal to take ownership of Panda Power Funds’ Patriot and Liberty combined-cycle gas-fired plants in Pennsylvania ended years of speculation about the fate of the 2 plants. But the story did not end there, as the buyers launched the acquisition financing into a market roiled by coronavirus

  • IJInvestor Awards – open for entries

    IJInvestor – the IJGlobal title tracking fund deployment and infrastructure/energy M&A activity – has now gone live with the portal for its 2020 awards celebrating achievements and individuals across a global playing field

  • IJ Survey – Digital Infra to re-boot economies

    Investors are poised to commit heavily to digital infrastructure, according to a new worldwide investor survey and study conducted by IJGlobal and M&E Global. The global survey reveals that 63% of respondents – all of whom are actively involved in the financing or delivery of digital infrastructure – believe that the Covid-19 pandemic will give digital infrastructure a significant push...

  • IJ Unplugged – Minister Prasad Panda

    The Canadian province of Alberta is no stranger to the procurement of infrastructure through public-private partnership structures… but it’s been a fairly quiet P3 market for the last 5 years

  • IJ Unplugged – Orbital Marine Power

    IJGlobal launches its IJ Unplugged series of online interviews, turning the spotlight for the first one on Chris Milne – CFO of a very interesting company that looks set to carve out a niche in the alternative energy space – Orbital Marine Power

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The ACWA Power Interview

    Having played a dominant role across the GCC region, ACWA Power was justly rewarded for its level of activity across the 2019 calendar year by scooping 3 key IJGlobal Awards for the region

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The Societe Generale Interview

    Societe Generale enjoyed great success in the 2019 calendar year, landing it the coveted role of Global MLA of the Year for infrastructure, energy and mining deals closed – voted on by independent judging teams in London, New York, Singapore and Dubai

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The Arup Interview

    Arup has been voted the IJGlobal Technical Adviser of the Year for Europe and Africa as well as winning for North and South America, recognising the role it played on transactions that closed in the 2019 calendar year – and repeating its success from 2018

  • Espoo Schools PPP, Finland

    The Espoo Schools PPP project has broken new territory for Finland, concluding the procurement on the nation's first social infrastructure transaction with an innovative financing structure involving a re-draft of its tax legislation and – potentially – serving as a pathfinder for pipeline of similar deals

  • MTP Finco, Ontario

    Evolugen tested the limits of Canadian investors' appetite for delayed-draw private placements in November 2019, when it issued a dual-tranche project bond to refinance a 488MW hydro portfolio in Ontario

  • Solar securitizers dance around disruption

    When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US, the securitization market slammed shut, prompting Vivint Solar to pivot away from a deal that was "on the cusp of closing" to alternative sources of liquidity. But as Vivint put the finishing touches to its Plan B, a window opened up for ABS issuance and other solar securitizers started piling in

  • IJGlobal Webinar – Digital Infrastructure

    This week’s IJGlobal webinar – The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Discussion – attracted an impressive international audience with the 2 key speakers delving into the a sector that will become increasingly core to subscribers of this service

  • District Energy Networks/Vicinity Energy, US

    Antin Infrastructure Partners made good on its commitment to grow its US presence at the end of last year with the $1.25 billion acquisition of Veolia’s District Energy Networks business. The French firm funded the purchase with a $770 million debt package that combined elements of corporate and project financing

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