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  • A little bit of SONIA in my life…

    As the market trembles its way into the final quarter of the year, minds turn sluggishly to the next big challenge facing lenders as the deadline looms for the demise of Libor and its similarly-named cousins across the globe

  • Coaxing wild animals into cages

    Talking to people around the market this week puts one in mind of idle moments trawling through Facebook, pausing to watch videos of kind-hearted individuals desperately trying to lure a flea-bitten dog into a cage so they can find that forever home. Curiously, right now it feels pretty much like that in work.

  • TLBs creeping into the infra landscape

    There’s a cheeky little financing mechanism that’s starting to impact the European infrastructure space… a riskier debt instrument borrowed from the US that brings with it the far-from-subtle aroma of leveraged finance

  • The saviour of Southern Water?

    Earlier this month Macquarie made a return to ownership of one of the UK’s worst performing water companies – Southern Water. If it can turn it around, the rewards it will reap are not confined to the financial

  • Defining the digital revolution

    Sara Pickersgill – co-head of Allen & Overy’s global infrastructure group – and her colleagues speak to IJGlobal about digital infra and the rapidly-evolving landscape

  • Telsiai Wind Farm, Lithuania

    E Energija and GE Energy Financial Services have refinanced the 68.9MW Telšiai onshore wind farm which is on track to become Lithuania’s largest wind park – unsubsidised – when it comes online at the start of 2022

  • 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

  • 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

  • Turbine lifetime limits require a reality check

    According to recent figures from WindEurope, within the next 5 years, approximately 38GW of European wind farms will reach 20 years of operations. With the industry standard lifetime for a wind turbine between 20-25 years, this means decisions will soon need to be made around life extension, repowering or full decommissioning for these assets

  • Digital infrastructure – key to environmental goals

    M&E Global – IJGlobal's digital infrastructure partner – takes a look at the role DI will play in delivering ESG targets. Dr William Cox writes...

  • Bogoslovec Onshore Wind Farm, Northern Macedonia

    Northern Macedonia, has been getting serious with its phase out of coal announcing an aggressive strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

  • 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…

  • 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 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

  • Aquila adds third LSE energy efficiency fund to mix as market heats up

    Aquila has introduced a third major energy efficiency fund to the London Stock Exchange, raising £100 million from its IPO

  • 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

  • The HIPpest project on the street

    A curious renewable energy / transmission project has dinged the European radar at IJGlobal… but while it’s always nice to write about a new deal being rolled out, this one has an uncomfortably similar scent to a project of a few years back

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