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  • The real reason why the infrastructure deal is so important

    We applaud Washington lawmakers for bipartisan support reached on investments in US infrastructure

  • And the winner is… the Mexican Army!

    Few things warm the heart of an infra hack more than projects being won… but when it comes to airports in Mexico, that’s more likely to elicit wails of anguish. The latest development on the ground (not so much in the air) is a farce of monumental proportions – on a similar scale, indeed, to the scrapping the under-construction airport in 2018

  • Friday the 13th… The Return

    On this day of international dread – Friday the 13th – the IJGlobal editorial turns its quivering focus on the impending horror of returning to the office… for the first time since March 2020

  • UK enters new era for trade with Central America

    UKEF chief executive Louis Taylor and CABEI executive president Dante Mossi join forces to write and op-ed for IJGlobal in the wake of their signing an MoU earlier this year to presage an uptick in activity between the 2 organisations

  • D4 Motorway PPP, Czech Republic

    The D4 motorway PPP in the Czech Republic is a pathfinder project which – in spite of initial setbacks – reached financial close earlier this year, paving way for similar infrastructure projects in the country

  • Autopista Río Magdalena 2, Colombia

    Colombia's success with the 4G programme – a nationwide plan to revitalise the country's road infrastructure – has set in motion plans for 5G which will go beyond highways to include airports, railways and waterways

  • Infra investment key to economic recovery and growth in Africa

    While the pandemic highlighted Africa’s vulnerable infrastructure, this very same network has the potential to be a catalyst in the continent’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery

  • Bayfront Infrastructure Capital II IABS securitisation

    Imagine originating, bundling, and issuing a diversified portfolio of 30 project finance loans to institutional investors in 5 months… 5 weeks or 5 days. Now contemplate that entire process happening in 5 seconds. What about infrastructure asset-backed securities tokens? Far-fetched? Is that even a future worth creating?

  • The Fitch Interview

    In an unprecedented period of uncertainty and change, Fitch Ratings stood out from its competitors in the global infrastructure sector. It is for this reason that it picked up IJGlobal awards for ratings agency of the year in all 4 regions – MENA, APAC, North America and Latin America

  • The Herbert Smith Freehills Interview

    Having won IJGlobal Legal Adviser of the Year for Europe and acted on numerous award-winning deals, Herbert Smith Freehills partners Lewis McDonald and Gavin Williams speak about a year like no other…

  • The DBS Interview

    Winner of the IJGlobal Financial Adviser of the Year 2020 for the Asia Pacific region, DBS has a strong reputation among peers and clients for dependable service. IJGlobal speaks with Subash Narayanan to reflect on opportunities ... past, present and future

  • Editor’s Choice APAC – Clifford Capital’s restructure and ADB investment

    Asia Pacific editor David Doré chose Clifford Capital’s restructuring and ADB's investment for the Editor’s Choice Award for the region

  • Editor’s Choice Europe – Wavemaster Horizon

    Editorial director Angus Leslie Melville singles out a peach of a deal – Wavemaster Horizon – for the inaugural winner of the IJGlobal Editor’s Choice Award for Europe

  • IJGlobal Awards 2020 – sign up to attend

    In the absence of our famed IJGlobal awards nights – normally hosted in London, New York, Singapore and Dubai – we are bringing you all the thrills and spills of the night… virtually

  • 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

  • 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

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