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  • It’s starting to feel a lot like… the old days

    What a curious thing to say: “It’s starting to feel a lot like the old days.” However, this was said to me just last night by an infrastructure banker at a gathering of like-minded infra/energy types at a local hostelry

  • IJGlobal Awards 2021 – Europe & Africa Judging Team

    It is our annual delight to announce the judging team for Europe and Africa – a fine selection of established industry professionals who will bring their experience to bear while assessing submissions for IJGlobal Awards 2021

  • Can PF lenders truly influence ESG compliance?

    I recall the times, less than a decade ago, when project sponsors, were pushing back on ongoing undertakings re Equator Principles compliance in the finance documentation of greenfield projects

  • Alberta schools bundle P3

    Since 2008, Alberta has seen 40 new schools built using the P3 model and all are currently in the operations phase, maintained by a private partner

  • EXCLUSIVE IJ Podcasts S01 Ep01 – The almost right word

    IJ Podcasts' Episode 1 – The almost right word – of its inaugural season focuses on unpacking infrastructure as an asset class and the contours of infra finance. The venture capital industry, in particular, has tended not to have infra finance in its opportunity set. Our guests examine what infrastructure is and how the private sector has taken an increasingly expansive view of the asset class

  • 2022 – the great energy coin flip

    Have you noticed that journalists at this time of year have a nasty habit of churning out stories that are the equivalent of sticking a sucked finger in the air to test which way the wind prevails? It’s a bit of a cheat really. It’s journalistic low-hanging fruit… a bit like entering a deal at syndication.

  • DC Advisory: ready to ride the energy transition

    Two months shy of celebrating its 10-year anniversary, DC Advisory’s infrastructure team has been crowned Financial Adviser of the Year in two categories (EMEA and Americas) at the IJInvestor Awards 2021

  • Outstanding Individual of the Year – APAC

    Marko Bogoievski, chief executive of Morrison & Co – an inspirational infrastructure luminary and winner of IJInvestor’s APAC outstanding individual award

  • Outstanding Individual of the Year – Americas

    The judges chose Alina Osorio for this prestigious award, recognising that she had “presided over impressive growth in the mid-market space for her fund”

  • Outstanding Individual of the Year – EMEA

    A well-known figure within the international infrastructure community, Karen Azoulay was a popular choice for this individual award from IJInvestor

  • IJInvestor Lifetime Achievement Award

    A true luminary of the infrastructure industry, Geoff Jackson needs little introduction and his recognition with this award is a fitting response to a career well played

  • IJInvestor Rising Star of the Year – EMEA

    Infrastructure is in the blood for Oliver Müllem and his selection as winner of the Rising Star of the Year Award for EMEA is a fitting accolade

  • Improving cost and efficiency when analysing visual data

    Large scale asset networks require huge amounts of oversight to maintain optimal safety and service levels. By using AI, the amount of data which can be processed on a continuous basis increases exponentially, while costs are simultaneously reduced

  • Sermsang's Binh Nguyen solar, Vietnam

    Thai power producer Sermsang Power achieved financial close on its 50MW Binh Nguyen solar park in central Vietnam, having commenced operations in 2019. The transaction sheds light on alternative ways foreign companies can enter the market and finance renewable projects under restrictive laws and regulations

  • Aburrá Oriente tunnel refi, Colombia

    Odinsa recently closed a Ps 700 billion refinancing for the Aburrá Oriente tunnel in a deal that broke new ground for the use of locally-placed bonds in Colombian project finance

  • Infra in Russia – an exciting investment destination

    Russia has been a very rewarding destination for public market investors – but what about private investment in Russian infrastructure, particularly given the lack of returns and opportunities available in the infrastructure market globally?

  • Solarnova 4 solar PV portfolio, Singapore

    Amid the buzz at COP26 of Southeast Asian countries adopting strategies for energy transition, Singaporean solar company Sunseap this month achieved financial close on a 70MW rooftop solar power portfolio

  • CDPQ, Cathay's Greater Changhua 1 acquisition, Taiwan

    Earlier this month, CDPQ and Cathay Capital completed their combined acquisition of 50% equity interest in part of Ørsted’s 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farm complex in the Taiwan Straits. IJGlobal talks with the Canadian institutional investor to learn more about this innovative deal

  • B247 Road PPP, Germany

    It proved to be second time lucky for the first federal road PPP in Germany that made it to financial close this September after a previous failed procurement in 2018

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