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EXCLUSIVE Bonds likely for Hinkley C nuclear project financing

The sponsors of the £24.5 billion ($37.5 billion) Hinkley C nuclear project are considering financing the project debt with a bond-only solution, a source close to the deal has told IJGlobal

Mitsubishi lines up lenders for Facility D IWPP

A consortium led by Mitsubishi is in financing discussion with a group of commercial banks for the $3 billion Facility D independent water and power producer (IWPP) project in Qatar, and hopes to sign on the project’s financing documents in the third quarter of 2015

Kansai Electric plans Japanese coal project

Kansai Electric Power, in a joint venture with TonenGeneral Sekiyu, is understood to be planning to build a 1000MW coal-fired power project in the Japanese prefecture of Chiba

3i core infrastructure senior partner resigns

Neil King has resigned from his position at 3i Infrastructure, where he was one of six partner in its infrastructure equity investment practice

Oman launches transmission recapitalisation

The Oman Electricity Transmission Company plans to issue around OR300 million ($780 million) in bonds as part of a recapitalisation of the government-owned transmission operator

Wragge & Co appoints projects partner in Dubai

International law firm Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has relocated Jonathan Brufal, a partner in its energy and infrastructure team, from the UK to its Dubai office

Chile's Guacolda power bonds price

AES Gener and Global Infrastructure Partners yesterday (23 April 2015) priced a 10-year $500 million senior unsecured offering in the international debt capital markets for the Guacolda baseload power plant in Chile

EXCLUSIVE TIGF gas grid owners plan acquisition debt refinancing

The owners of TIGF are set to approach lenders to refinance the €370 million ($396.7 million) acquisition debt for the French gas grid asset, IJGlobal understands

Kudu gas-fired unlikely to be commissioned before 2020

Namibian state utility Nampower is now not expected to have finished construction and begun operations at the 850MW, $1.2 billion Kudu combined-cycle gas fired power plant before the end of 2019, according to a new report from ratings agency Fitch

Chile's Guacolda bonds near pricing

Empresa Electrica Guacolda is due to price a $500 million senior unsecured 10-year corporate bond issue to refinance debt on its Chilean coal-fired power assets tomorrow (23 April 2015), IJGlobal has learnt

EXCLUSIVE Toyo Thai wins govt approval for Myanmar power project

Toyo Thai has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the government of Myanmar for its 1,280MW coal-fired power project in Myanmar’s Mon state, IJGlobal can reveal

MMC launches Malakoff IPO

Malaysian conglomerate MMC Corporation has launched an initial public offering of up to M$3.15 billion for independent power producer (IPP) Malakoff

Colombia's Isagén auction due next month

The Colombian government announced on Friday (17 May 2015) that it would hold an auction to dispose of its 57.61% stake in power generating company, Isagén

Kibo signs with Sepco III for Rukwa coal-fired

Kibo Mining has signed a joint development agreement with Chinese construction and engineering company Shangdong Electric Power Corporation III (Sepco III) for its Rukwa coal-fired mine-mouth power plant in Tanzania