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  • Izmir Bayrakli Hospital PPP, Turkey

    The sponsors of Izmir Bayrakli Hospital closed on the project despite worsening economic conditions, managing to actually push out debt tenor lengths for its financing

  • Data analysis: Renewables in focus for Q3 European fundraising

    Of the total funds raised in Europe in the third quarter of 2016 by unlisted, closed-ended vehicles, a vast majority is targeted at investments in renewable energy assets, IJGlobal data shows

  • PPK’s Proinversión reform

    Faced with several stagnant landmark projects which have failed to achieve financial close, new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) has pledged to reform the procurement of infrastructure assets

  • Project progress in Turkey

    Less than two months on from Turkey’s attempted coup, the country’s infrastructure developments seem to be progressing. While some banking sources say recent events mean they will proceed with caution on deals to come, many industry observers feel that the country’s underlying economics will continue to support interest from international lenders and investors

  • Hope for Greece's infrastructure sector

    Over a six-year recession, Greece's GDP contracted by more than 25%. The upheaval has certainly been felt by the infrastructure and energy sectors, although this may be starting to change as new tenders are launched

  • University of California Merced, US

    The University of California’s $1.35 billion Merced campus redevelopment PPP (UC Merced 2020) is the largest social infrastructure PPP transaction due to close in North America to date in 2016. It is also the largest higher education PPP due to close in the country this year

  • Data Analysis: Municipality-led PPPs in the US

    Of the total 37 ongoing infrastructure PPP procurements in the US (as at 26 July 2016), a majority of 21 projects are being led by cities or municipalities as opposed to 16 projects being led by state level authorities, according to IJGlobal data

  • Data analysis: North America beats Europe as fundraising focus

    Fundraising activities have been geared towards global opportunities in the past eighteen months, with North America beating Europe for funds with a regional focus

  • Infrastructure offers post-Brexit shelter to investors

    Listed infrastructure fund share prices have seen an uptick in the Brexit aftermath as investors seek a safe haven from uncertainty

  • Data Analysis: Tax-exempt PPPs in the US

    The burgeoning pipeline of social infrastructure PPPs in the US could be supported by new legislation which could extend the use of tax-exempt private activity bonds

  • Data Analysis: Rise in US social infrastructure deals

    Six social and water infrastructure PPP deals totaling $1.7 billion in value have reached financial close in the US over the past 14 months, double the number closed during the two years ending 31 December 2014, according to IJGlobal data

  • Long Beach civic center, US

    The $520 million Long Beach civic center PPP is the largest social infrastructure PPP to close in the US so far in 2016

  • Slovakia's new ministers and PPPs

    Slovakia’s elections in March 2016 unseated the former ministers for transport and health. At a recent PPP conference held in Bratislava, the health minister’s position on PPP remained uncertain, while the transport minister spoke of a commitment to bring private sector capital to infrastructure

  • Data Analysis: Project bonds restrained

    The volume of project bonds for European PPPs grew considerably between 2012 and 2014 but contracted again in 2015, according to IJGlobal data

  • Data Analysis: Canadian transport and social deals peak in 2015

    A record number of 23 social infrastructure and transport transactions reached financial close in Canada during 2015, according to IJGlobal data

  • Data Analysis: European refinancing in 2015

    IJGlobal data shows that the level of refinancings in the first three quarters of 2015 already reached a volume unprecedented in the last 10 years, for European infrastructure project finance

  • Data Analysis: Asia-Pacific investment volumes

    Asia Pacific's infrastructure deficit is vast but the number of bankable deals is still small, leading to patchy deal flow and wild fluctuations in investment volumes when comparing one year to the next

  • Turkey to change PPP rules

    Turkey’s Ministry of Health (MoH) plans to reduce the termination guarantees for financiers of its next generation of hospital PPPs as part of a raft of proposed amendments to concession structures, IJGlobal can exclusively report

  • Canadian infrastructure turns to public bonds

    Canada has been able to tap different sources of funding as its infrastructure needs have developed in recent years. The emergence of large transport projects in the country's infrastructure pipeline has led to a rise in publically-listed bond financings, IJGlobal data reveals

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