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Origin completes divestment of Contact Energy

Australia’s Origin Energy has today completed its NZ$1.81 billion ($1.2 billion) divestment of Contact Energy, an energy company based in New Zealand

PPA signed for Mongolia’s CHP5

The sponsors for the roughly $1.2 billion CHP5 combined heat and power project have finally signed the power purchase agreement with the Mongolian government

EXCLUSIVE Bids due for NSW’s TransGrid privatisation

The seven shortlisted consortia are due to submit indicative proposals for the approximately A$9 billion TransGrid privatisation in New South Wales by August 27

Cheniere signs SPA with El Campesino Chile power

Cheniere Energy subsidiary Cheniere Marketing has signed a 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with a 640MW combined-cycle power project in Chile

F2i reaches final close on second fund

Italian asset manager Fondi italiani per le infrastrutture (F2i) has reached final close for its second fund at approximately €1.24 billion ($1.4 billion), which exceeds the fund's initial target of €1.2 billion

ArcLight closes sixth energy fund

ArcLight Capital Partners has closed its sixth energy fund with $5.57 billion in commitments, surpassing its $4 billion target

Bids in for Australia’s Iona Gas

CLP-owned EnergyAustralia has received several indicative bids for the sale of its Iona gas plant in Victoria, according to local media reports

PLN appoints Black & Veatch for power programme

PLN has appointed US engineering & consulting firm Black & Veatch to carry out the conceptual design work for a range of small power projects in Indonesia totaling 2GW in capacity

Ares to buy Kayne Anderson

Ares Management has agreed to buy Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors for $2.55 billion

Oman Oil and LG close on Musandam IPP

The Oman Oil Company (OOC) and LG International (LGI) have closed financing for the OR100 million ($260 million) 120MW gas-fired Musandam independent power plant in Oman

AFC seeks additional sponsor for Singrobo hydro

The African Finance Corporation (AFC) is looking for a strategic partner to join the sponsor group for the 44MW Singrobo hydropower project in Côte d’Ivoire, a source close to the deal told IJGlobal

Price talk emerges on Invenergy term loan B

Lenders are pitching pricing of 525-550bp over Libor on the $537 million Invenergy term loan B that launched 17 July 2015, IJGlobal has learnt

Ronesans agrees takeover of Ballast Nedam

Turkey's Rönesans Construction has reached conditional agreement to make a €30 million ($33 million) public offer to acquire troubled Dutch builder Ballast Nedam

Financing takes shape for Georgia hydro

Korea’s K-Water is talking to lenders and targeting a March 2016 financial close for its $1 billion, 280MW Nenskra hydro project in Georgia

EXCLUSIVE NSW issues IM for sale of Australia's TransGrid

The New South Wales government has today issued an information memorandum to bidders for the roughly A$9 billion TransGrid privatisation

Aboitiz closes Therma Visayas financing

An Aboitiz led joint venture has closed a Ps32 billion debt financing for the Therma Visayas power plant in the Philippines