News

Latest Analysis

  • Cube Highways' portfolio refinancing, India

    The close of Cube Highways’ more than $440 million road portfolio refinancing in late April is another step in the maturation of India’s project finance market to recycle capital. IJGlobal unpacks the deal's context within the country's growing road InvIT market

  • Infra Dig – Simon Morrish on Xlinks

    The IJGlobal Infra Dig podcast this week turns its focus on one of the most exciting projects on the planet – Xlinks – a landmark renewable energy development in Morocco with a 3,800km HVDC sub-sea cable to the UK

  • Unlocking private capital for energy transition

    Jason Zhengrong Lu, head of the Global Infrastructure Facility, takes a look at the challenge being faced by the market to unlock private capital to deliver energy transition

  • Infra Dig – Agnes Mazurek, Project Finance Masterclass

    IJGlobal is standing true to its mission to further the understanding of the infrastructure and energy asset classes with its latest podcast – a masterclass on project finance

  • Antin Spanish fibre sale, Lyntia Networks

    AXA IM Alts and Swiss Life Asset Managers in May agreed to acquire Spanish fibre business Lyntia Networks from Antin Infrastructure Partners following a 6-month sale process

  • Greenlink Interconnector, UK / Ireland

    Greenlink – Europe’s first privately-financed interconnector project – which will connect the electricity networks of Ireland and Great Britain reached financial close at the beginning of March setting the scene for a number of similar transactions to proceed

  • Infra Dig – Fiona Reilly – Nuclear & Transmission

    The Infra Dig podcast series returns to the European energy space with this week’s guest – Fiona Reilly – taking her place at the fireside to discuss all things nuclear and energy transmission

  • Nuclear energy debate needs facts, not fervour

    There’s a quote from a character in Charles Dickens’ final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which deserves to be more famous than it is: “Your remarks are well meant, I have no doubt, but you will permit me to observe that they develop a mistaken view of the subject, which can only be imputed to your extreme want of accurate information."

  • Maryland Purple Line transit P3

    The Maryland Purple Line Light Rail P3 has a new debt financing package in place, replacing an earlier loan and allowing the beleaguered project to commence construction and transit operations to commence in 2026

  • BlackRock's solar power portfolio refinance, Taiwan

    US investment manager BlackRock Real Assets last month closed its first green financing in Asia Pacific – a $328 million loan to refinance a 186MW solar power portfolio in Taiwan

  • Uzbekistan renewables – Opening for commercial lenders

    As DFIs and ECAs continue to lay the groundwork for Uzbekistan’s budding project-finance market in renewables, commercial banks are gaining a seat at the table. IJGlobal examines transactions heading towards commercial and financial closure and offers insights into what may happen next

  • Greencoat Capital Acquisition, UK

    Schroders’ acquisition of a 75% stake in Greencoat Capital for £358 million is indicative not only of large asset managers’ readiness to make multi-million investments into the renewables sector, but also of the growing appetite for established platforms with proven expertise

  • Friday The 13th – Dawn of the Debt

    Welcome to the Friday Editorial, dear friends. Pull up a seat. Make yourself comfortable as I have a chilling tale to tell you… one that’ll curdle your blood, turn your hair grey(er) and have you wailing in terror as you face your doooooom

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Gridserve’s Toddington Harper

    The future of electric vehicle charging has never looked brighter than it does right now as the market throws its weight behind this burgeoning sector, and UK-based Gridserve is right at the front of the pack

  • IJGlobal Awards – Standard Chartered Video

    Having performed impressively in the MENA IJGlobal Awards 2021 – picking up trophies for 5 major transactions to have closed in the last calendar year – Standard Chartered takes time to run through its performance over the judging period and looks to the future

  • Don’t Panic – infra slumps happen

    Having spent the last couple of weeks riffing off the funds report, it seems only fair now to gnaw knuckles and take a closer look at our first quarter greenfield report for infrastructure financing… which has a very different tale to tell

  • Acciona’s ISTP batch 2, Saudi Arabia

    An Acciona-led consortium reached simultaneous financial close on a fleet of wastewater projects, the second such batch of ISTPs to have been procured by Saudi Water Partnership Company

  • Arcus takes transport Core+, Sweden

    Arcus Infrastructure Partners in March set a second benchmark in Core + with the 100% acquisition of of an asset from Searchlight Capital Partners that – again – had the market wondering how it fits within the fund's mandate

  • Infra Dig – Interconnectors with Hitachi Energy

    Given the upsurge in activity on the interconnector front as nations increasingly focus on achieving energy security, the Infra Dig podcast series this week turns towards an interesting sector in the greenfield as well as secondary space

Analysis Archive