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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

  • The ESG policy tsunami making landfall in 2021

    If sustainable investing reached a high-water mark in 2020, then the level of investor enthusiasm shows no sign of receding in 2021. But a new force is looming on the horizon: EU regulators and the incoming sustainable finance package, writes IJGlobal Funds Editor Ott Tammik

  • The IJGlobal ESG Report

    IJGlobal has today published an in-depth report on the tectonic shifts in the ESG space this year, particularly within the global infrastructure and energy markets

  • The limp grip of an expiring raccoon

    The days of the handshake and numerous other social fripperies seem – thanks to the coronavirus pandemic – to be nearing an end… and it can’t come soon enough

  • Equity firms branch out into infra debt

    A string of equity fund managers have recently dipped their toes into the infrastructure debt market

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Market Innovations Shortlist

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

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Refinancing Shortlist

    IJInvestor – the IJGlobal sister title focused on infrastructure fund activity and global infra/energy M&A – is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Refinancing categories in our annual awards

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Acquisitions Shortlist

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

  • 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

  • The one thing that really ain’t 2020

    Having schlepped along the road into deepest East Sheen this week for my annual trip to the optician – the first yearly visitation since 2014, as they snarkily pointed out – and I can say with absolute confidence that the one thing that cannot be accused of being 2020… is my eyesight

  • American colleges tap into energy P3

    It takes two to tango and more often than not – when it comes to public private partnerships in the US – the public side has two left feet, according to IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes…

  • IJGlobal Magazine – Autumn 2020 issue

    IJGlobal is delighted today to publish the autumn edition of the IJGlobal Magazine – including the Power & Renewables Report – once again in digital format, due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • Every day’s a dress-down Friday

    When this working from home malarkey started, it seemed only right and proper to maintain the right frame of mind by continuing to dress as though for the office – which at IJGlobal is a reasonably relaxed affair, when not out to meetings

  • Working from the dog house

    An English phrase that needs no explanation to people who are not native to the tongue has to be “in the dog house”. Six months into working from home (WFH) – more commonly known as Living At Work (LAW) – and I’ve been checked into the dog house for the foreseeable

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