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Mitusbishi Corp acquires stake in UK water utility

Japanese global integrated business Mitsubishi Corporation has acquired a 25% interest in the UK water utility South Staffordshire from New York-based investment firm KKR

ICA misses third interest payment since December

Mexican construction firm Empresas ICA said on Thursday (4 February 2016) that it would not pay the approximately $22 million interest payment that was due on the firm’s 8.9% senior notes due 2021

KfW lends to Peru's Sedapal, Cofide for infrastructure

German development bank KfW has agreed to provide loans totaling $68.3 million to Peru's Ministry of Economics and Finance (MEF) to support the development of infrastructure and energy projects in Peru

EXCLUSIVE Acwa closes on King Khaled airport district cooling, water

Acwa Holding’s district cooling and potable water project supplying the King Khaled airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reached financial close yesterday (4 February), IJGlobal can reveal

KKR announces reshuffle as Lipschulz leaves

Marc Lipschultz is to step down as head of energy and infrastructure at private equity firm KKR this month in order to join a new debt fund, the executive has reportedly confirmed

Israel and Jordan’s Red Sea-Dead Sea tender altered

The tender for Israel and Jordan’s pipeline linking the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, with an associated desalination plant, has been altered with tender documents available for an additional two months

EXCLUSIVE KAPP extends Hayman, Kabd, Abdaliyah bid deadlines

Kuwait’s Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has extended the bid deadlines for a number of its projects out to tender including Umm Al Hayman, Al Abdaliyah and Kabd

EXCLUSIVE Medco wins Indonesia’s Umbulan water PPP

Indonesia’s Housing and Public Works Ministry has appointed the Medco-led consortium as preferred bidder for the Rp2.1 trillion Umbulan water supply PPP

Oman’s OPWP receives 10 bids for IWPs

Oman’s Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has received qualification bids from 10 companies and consortia for three independent water projects (IWP)

China’s CWA signs ADB loan agreement

China Water Affairs Group has signed a $200 million B loan with a group of 18 lenders expanding the $100 million direct loan signed with the Asian Development Bank in May 2014

Capstone Infrastructure agrees sale to iCON fund

Capstone Infrastructure, the listed Canadian energy and water holding company, has agreed to be acquired by a fund controlled by iCON Infrastructure, the target announced on 20 January

Mexico's ICA misses another interest payment

Empresas ICA will not pay an approximately $6 million interest payment due on 25 January 2016 on its 8.375% senior notes due 2017, it said today

NBAD to commit $10 billion for clean energy

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is committing $10 billion of financing for renewable energy and sustainable business over the coming 10 years

Astaldi in frame for Chile's Punilla reservoir PPP

Chile's Ministry of Public Works is expected to award the concession to build and operate the Punilla reservoir in Chile to Astaldi Concessioni, following the opening of the Italian firm's economic bid last week

Stonepeak prioritises energy and transport for second fund

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, the US-focused private equity firm, has said it aims to take advantage of constrained capital for energy and power projects as it closed its $3.5 billion second fund

EPC contract awarded for HK desalination

Hong Kong’s Water Supplies Department has appointed Black & Veatch as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the roughly HK$154.6 million ($20 million) Tseung Kwan O desalination plant

Saudi considering Aramco privatisation

Saudi Arabia’s government is considering selling shares in state oil giant Saudi Aramco in efforts to raise cash through privatisation as low oil prices continue to weigh heavy on the country’s finances