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  • Abengoa green bond issue sparks recourse questions

    Spanish infrastructure developer Abengoa has been forced to defend the way it accounts for its projects’ debt, after a green bond issue led to questions from nervous bond investors

  • Crunch time for Brazilian infra

    One of the greatest challenges newly re-elected President Dilma Rousseff faces is bridging Brazil's huge infrastructure deficit with the help of a dubious private sector

  • Aurora gold mine, Guyana

    The $185 million project financing for Guyana Goldfields' Aurora gold mine is a first in Guyana. It also featured no gold hedging, two commercial banks, and a new IFC lending programme

  • Mining and solar in Chile: PPA hope?

    Could this match between Chile’s power-hungry mining industry and a rapidly growing solar presence in the arid north be an answer to Chile’s PPA woes?

  • Tisur Matarani port expansion, Peru

    Grupo Romero has signed a $280 million non-recourse debt-financing for the Terminal Internacional del Sur (Tisur) Matarani port expansion project in southern Peru for which the Las Bambas, Cerro Verde and Antapaccay copper mines are offtakers

  • ICA toll road refinancing, Mexico

    Last month Mexican construction firm Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) closed a Ps3.8 billion ($294 million) bond refinancing which combined revenues from a toll road concession and a hybrid toll/availability-based highway project

  • Alto Sertão II, Brazil

    Renova Energia's R$1.044 billion ($468 million) debt-financing for the Alto Sertão II wind complex represents one of the largest Brazilian renewables financings to date

  • Abengoa Transmisión Sur refinancing, Peru

    The Abengoa Transmisión Sur (ATS) refinancing of its Peruvian transmission lines through the international capital markets successfully tested a model that the industry hopes will become the new paradigm for financing infrastructure projects across Latin America

  • In the shadow of Colombia's 4G

    Investors are keenly monitoring the development of Bogotá’s proposed first metro line. But Colombia’s fledgling 4G roads programme overshadows progress everywhere else

  • Reventazón hydro power plant, Costa Rica

    Costa Rica’s state-owned utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) reached financial close on the 305.5MW Reventazón hydro power plant at the end of January 2014. The project, which will be Central America’s largest hydro power plant upon completion, is a crucial step towards meeting growing power supply demand, in a country heavily reliant upon hydro generation.

  • Latin American Power Deal of the Year 2013: Chaglla

    Latin American Power Deal of the Year 2013: Chaglla

  • Latin American Project Bond and Overall Latin American Deal of the Year 2013: Eten

    Latin American Project Bond and Overall Latin American Deal of the Year 2013: Eten

  • Latin American Wind Deal of the Year 2013: Orosi

    Latin American Wind Deal of the Year 2013: Orosi

  • Latin American Solar Deal of the Year 2013: San Andrés

    Latin American Solar Deal of the Year 2013: San Andrés

  • Latin American Upstream Oil & Gas Deal of the year 2013: Odebrecht Offshore Drilling

    Latin American Upstream Oil & Gas Deal of the year 2013: Odebrecht Offshore Drilling

  • Latin American Midstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year 2013: Chihuahua

    Latin American Midstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year 2013: Chihuahua

  • Latin American Ports Deal of the Year 2013: Callao Mineral

    Latin American Ports Deal of the Year 2013: Callao Mineral

  • Latin American Airports Deal of the Year 2013: Guarulhos

    Latin American Airports Deal of the Year 2013: Guarulhos

  • Latin American Roads Deal of the Year 2013: RCO

    Latin American Roads Deal of the Year 2013: RCO

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