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  • A game of infra bingo

    Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats for this afternoon’s infrastructure entertainment. We’ve a game for you to play – a real crowd-pleaser – one that’ll have you on the edge of your seats and excite...

  • Formosa 2 offshore wind, Taiwan

    Formosa 2’s $2 billion debt package closed late in October 2019 with the equity contributions to be finalised later in November. The project financing marks K-Sure and Taiwan Life's entries into the...

  • Taxiing before take-off

    Airport privatisations in the US have largely remained grounded, with numerous cancellations, but two deals are now at least moving towards the runway

  • Taweelah IWP, United Arab Emirates

    Abu Dhabi is going to be home to not only the world's largest independent water producer (IWP) but also the world’s cheapest tariff for desalinated water thanks to the $1.2 billion Taweelah IWP

  • US infra spending – a missed opportunity

    The cancellation of the Mobile River Bridge P3 shows the limitations of federal efforts to increase infrastructure spending

  • Infra funds – the value chain gang…

    Ever since the start of the global financial crisis, the infrastructure community – the entire industry from infra funds through to lenders and advisers – has lived by the mantra “evolve or die”… a...

  • Three’s a crowd: the trouble with ME tenders

    A messy cancellation of a tender in Kuwait this week demonstrates why making advisers bid collectively for mandates has significant downsides

  • DFIs push ahead in Argentina

    While the wider economy faces significant uncertainty, DFIs have continued to support energy and infrastructure projects in Argentina

  • Hallowe’en – an infra tribute to Poe

    Once upon a Friday dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary… the challenge of writing an editorial, mulling quaint and curious volumes of infra lore. While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there...

  • EXCLUSIVE North Marmara motorway refinancing, Turkey

    Financial close was achieved mid-September on North Marmara motorway PPP, concluding a restructure process that ensures delivery of an essential piece of Turkey's infrastructure that is deemed...

  • Acquisition of Elenia Lämpö Oy, Finland

    The sale of a business in any sector at 21x EBITDA will always cause a stir among market pundits, but this was not the case when Finnish district heating firm Elenia Lämpö Oy changed hands at such an...

  • EXCLUSIVE BNDES - dominant no more?

    The day capital markets are the main source of infrastructure finance in Brazil, replacing institutions that can offer subsidized interest rates or artificially-long tenors, might come sooner than...

  • Another year older, another year…

    There are certain things by which you can chart your life and it’s a little bit sad when it dawns on you that IJGlobal’s quarterly league tables have become a landmark for tracking the flow of years

  • New Zealand's substantial infra pipeline

    The Government of New Zealand has an ambitious pipeline of 174 infrastructure projects it intends to develop over the next five years, requiring a total investment of roughly NZ$6.1 billion. Taking...

  • Steering solar equipment into safe harbors

    Solar equipment safe harbor deals that have been in the works since the first half of the year have begun to reach financial close in the last few weeks, starting with a dual-tranche transaction for...

  • Infra M&A – virus that proves the vaccine?

    Are people paying too much for infra and energy assets? Has the market finally reached the stage where stupendously stupid things are being done? With a market correction on the way, are the wheels...

  • Da Mi Floating Solar, Vietnam

    An independent credit assessment, a favourable credit rating, and a state-owned sponsor all contributed to allow Vietnam's first ever floating solar project to reach financial close this month

  • Lowland slowdown

    PPP activity has moved from the Netherlands to Belgium. While the former was famed for its procurement, its neighbour has found projects slow-going

  • A new template for Flemish schools

    Belgium is hoping it has learnt the lessons of the past as it tries to push forward the procurement of new schools in Flanders

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