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  • North East Link PPP, Australia

    The North East Link PPP boasts several accolades, the largest PPP project to date in Australia and – most notably – the first such development in the world, or so they repeatedly claim, to be procured using the “collaborative contracting model” where the procurement authority assumes a portion of the construction risk

  • Araguaia Ferronickel Mine, Brazil

    With the nickel market’s prospects transformed after 2 years of intense focus on the practicalities of the energy transition, Horizonte Minerals last month closed a $633 million project finance package for its Araguaia ferronickel mine – a Tier 1 project which could bolster Brazil’s status as a long-term source for the world’s nickel needs

  • The great infra feeding frenzy

    If you view the world in a certain way – say, looking at the global infra / energy sector as a gargantuan feeding trough filled with swill (assets), and the funds as a rotund set of piggies – well, it’d be entirely fair to say that the former’s overflowing and the latter have their snouts well and truly inserted

  • Bernhard acquisition, US

    In December 2021, DIF Capital Partners announced the completion of its acquisition of Bernhard - the largest privately-owned Energy-as-a-Service solutions company in the country

  • Bulacan International Airport PPP Phase 1, Philippines

    After many years of hurdles and delays, Philippines conglomerate San Miguel reached the first step of materialising a $14 billion greenfield airport, which last month achieved financial close on phase 1's land development works

  • Infrastructure – the final frontier

    Sitting at home bashing away at an aging laptop having spent last night in London with more infra funds than you should be able to squeeze into an extraordinarily large room, one cannot help but wonder where the market’s heading... might it be outer space?

  • Capital availability drives US project finance

    The project finance market has been especially dynamic since the start of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020. Here Will Marder of Wilmington Trust takes a look at how it has evolved in that time

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The UK Nuclear Plan

    With news published last week that the UK has committed to a massive investment programme in its energy generating estate, the IJGlobal podcast – Infra Dig – turns the focus on this interesting development

  • InstaVolt acquisition, UK

    Zouk’s sale last month of UK-based electric vehicle charging company InstaVolt logged a market first in the sector with a pure-play, mega infrastructure fund acquiring 100% of the asset as increasing maturity opens the door to consolidation

  • Reverse osmosis – tech favourite for the Middle East

    The Middle East is the most water-scarce region in the world. It is home to nearly 6% of the worldwide population but has only 2% of the water reserves

  • Navi Mumbai International Airport, India

    Adani has achieved financial close on the $2.6 billion Navi Mumbai International Airport PPP. The transaction sheds light on the airport’s complex pre-construction history, as well as more than a decade’s journey of obstacles that have led up to the financial close

  • Karapinar Solar PV Plant, Turkey

    The Kalyon Enerji Yatırımlar successfully reached financial close on Turkey’s largest solar plant – the Karapinar project – in December 2021 despite facing numerous obstacles including currency volatility, political uncertainty and navigating the challenges of the pandemic

  • Jazan utility assets acquisition, Saudi Arabia

    Late last year a Saudi Aramco-backed JV of ACWA Power and Air Products closed on a $12 billion deal for what has been claimed to be the world’s largest integrated project for gasification, hydrogen production, and combined cycle energy – the Jazan assets acquisition

  • Brazil’s thriving infrastructure market

    Brazil’s business environment is booming with foreign investors confident in the investment climate that the country has cultivated. This success is tied into specific stand-out industries in Brazilian infrastructure – such as transport, which has long been a cornerstone of growth for the country and will see continuous upward momentum in 2022

  • Infra Dig Podcast – NuScale Power and SMRs

    As governments around the world look to secure low-carbon baseload energy and nail down security of supply, small modular reactors are going to feature increasingly on agendas as they move from drawing board to implementation

  • An insight into Bangladesh’s PPP landscape

    By taking a look into Bangladesh’s PPPs projects – specifically on port and road PPPs – we can gain insight into Bangladesh’s current PPP landscape. Taking a look at ongoing projects, upcoming projects, and projects taken out of the PPP pipeline, we can understand the obstacles and challenges the government of Bangladesh has faced

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The PPP Risk Game

    This week’s Infra Dig podcast – The PPP Risk Game – sees IJGlobal continue its series of interviews with infrastructure and energy experts, today’s fireside chat with established PPP insurance specialist Warren Beardall

  • The Puerto Rican problem – resolved

    Back in the mists of time… possibly before many IJGlobal subscribers had even launched their careers… monolines played a hugely significant role in the financing of big-ticket infra

  • Jeju Hanlim offshore wind farm, South Korea

    Kepco-led consortium last month achieved financial close on its first commercial offshore wind project – the $519 million, 100MW Jeju Hanlim offshore wind farm. The highly localised transaction involving domestic developers, financials, and advisers gives insights into the market’s expectations and appetite

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