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  • Digital consumption drives APAC data center growth

    With investment in APAC digitization continuing to ramp up, the focus turns on a growing market where the appetite appears to be bottomless

  • Japan offshore wind: under revamp

    Japan last month launched a bid review for 3 offshore wind sites, which had stalled as the government revised the auction law. IJGlobal shares insights from market insiders who are hopeful that the under-revamped auction process will bring greater opportunity for investment

  • REFF Wall Street 2022 – the webinar

    Prior to hosting REFF Wall Street last week in New York, IJGlobal hosted a webinar as a teaser for delegates and sponsors, giving a flavour of what as to come. That taste of the market is shared today...

  • Barka V IWP, Oman

    GS Inima put the $138 million Barka V independent IWP to financial close – the follow-up to the Barka IV and the long-term replacement for the Barka IWPP – thus maintaining Oman’s long-term switch from big IWPPs to trimmer IWPs

  • Unlocking clean energy with next-gen investment tech

    The amount of project finance capital going into renewables has steadily increased over the past five years. Specifically, renewables has grown to just below 30% of project finance transactions closed in 2021 and such deals accounted for 60% of total volume

  • Infra Dig – Toll Road to Damascus Experience

    When it comes to asset ownership in the infrastructure and energy space, commonly-used metrics have become synonymous with good governance… but what if one of them was fundamentally flawed?

  • Blue Phoenix Group acquisition, Netherlands

    Deals in the niche energy-from-waste recycling sector are few and far between, rendering InfraVia Capital Partners’ acquisition of a 70% stake in Netherlands-based Blue Phoenix Group a transaction worthy of attention

  • VTG – the full story

    Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Global Infrastructure Partners are set to jointly acquire a 72.5% stake in European transport business, VTG Aktiengesellschaft, from Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and Joachim Herz Stiftung for around €7 billion

  • JFK New Terminal One, NY

    The single largest airport P3 project in the US reached financial close this summer, a development that is expected to change the aviation landscape in New York for years to come

  • Bhola II gas-fired recapitalisation, Bangladesh

    The recapitalisation of the Bhola II gas-fired power plant was another step in the maturation of Bangladesh’s project finance market. The transaction innovated the domestic project finance market for power by bringing in a larger club of commercial banks, including two first-time participants in Bangladesh’s project finance market, and a new international equity holder

  • Infra Dig – Namibian hydrogen… stunning ambitions

    When it comes to ambitious projects, Namibia is leading the field with a fascinating project that will establish the southern African nation as a significant player in the fast-evolving hydrogen ma

  • LIBOR phase out of Sterling and the US Dollar markets

    After decades of service, LIBOR effectively ceased to be used as an interest rate benchmark at the end of 2021 in most markets. Synthetic LIBOR will continue to be published for Sterling until the end of 2022 but only to support legacy deals that hadn’t transitioned to an RFR by the end of 2021

  • Infra Dig – Quinbrook’s ESG tech bonanza

    ESG and technology in infrastructure and energy are front-and-centre for this week’s Infra Dig podcast as the focus turns to Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners – winner of the tech trophy in last year’s inaugural IJGlobal ESG Awards

  • Koudia al Baida wind farm repowering, Morocco

    Africa’s first ever wind farm – the 50MW Koudia al Baida in the Tangier region of northern Morocco – will be rebuilt and doubled in size as part of a €138 million ‘repowering’ project signed by French power developer EDF and Morocco’s Masen

  • Infra Dig – Nicholas Beatty, Zenobē Energy

    In a flagrant display of self promotion, the Infra Dig podcast interviews the winner of one of last year’s IJGlobal ESG Awards… to ramp up publicity for this year’s event which is currently receiving submissions

  • Switching whip hands mid-thrash

    It’s time to pull up a seat – popcorn at the ready – to enjoy an almighty dingdong between borrower and lender as battle lines are re-drawn in a swiftly shifting infrastructure finance environment

  • Ferrocarril Central refi, Uruguay

    Uruguay’s largest ever infrastructure project came a step closer to reality last month as its sponsors completed a $475 million refinancing, providing extra cashflow for new investments while strengthening the project’s long-term financial footing

  • Hot Springs Eternal: Ancala’s Evolution of HS Orka

    While renewable investment in Europe has been on a stunning trajectory in recent years, not all opportunities within the space are equal. Geothermal assets such as HS Orka are a rarity in Europe and do not frequently come up for acquisition

  • Infra Dig – crowdfunding Spanish renewables

    In a break from the norm, the IJGlobal podcast series Infra Dig turns the focus away from mainstream infrastructure and energy finance to shine a light on an interesting organisation in Spain

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