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  • Cirata floating solar, Indonesia

    Indonesia's first floating solar power project earlier this month achieved financial close – amid the market's long wait for state-owned utility company PLN to release its electricity supply business plan for the next decade. IJGlobal speaks with Cirata's sponsors including the Indonesian majority owner and Masdar

  • Tilt Renewables takeover, Australia/NZ

    While the calendar year is a long way from over and it is never wise to call a market leader in August, the takeover of Tilt Renewables has all the hallmarks of logging the accolade for being one of the largest M&A deal in the alternative energy sector for 2021

  • Infrafintech – problems, solutions & securitisation

    Fintech has disrupted nearly all aspects of financial services. However, the impact of fintech on infrastructure – or infrafintech – has been one of the weakest links, finds IJGlobal APAC editor David Doré. It’s time for that torpid state to change…

  • Woodlark gold, Papua New Guinea

    Investors continue to use gold as an asset to hedge their exposure during economic uncertainty as markets clamour for post-pandemic normalcy. IJGlobal talks with Geopacific Resources' CFO and legal counsel, following the ASX-listed company's financial close of its $222 million Woodlark gold project in Papua New Guinea

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP refi, Australia

    The private sector in Australia seems to be making up for the lack of government action on climate change with the sponsors of the Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP securing the largest healthcare sustainability loan in the world to refinance the project

  • Footscray Hospital PPP, Australia

    The government of Victoria this year successfully procured the “much needed” Footscray Hospital as a public private partnership in a small win for the Covid-battered state

  • 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?

  • Harrisma data centre, Indonesia

    As infrastructure financiers increasingly venture into the digital space amid the second year of pandemic, Indonesian internet service provider Inet Global Indo this month (July) broke ground on its Rp1 trillion ($68.9 million) hyperscale data centre phase 1

  • The Societe Generale Interview

    Riding high on two regional awards for MLA as well as scooping the global lending trophy and a key financial advisory win, Societe Generale leading light Federico Turegano talks to IJGlobal about 2020 and beyond…

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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