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  • The saviour of Southern Water?

    Earlier this month Macquarie made a return to ownership of one of the UK’s worst performing water companies – Southern Water. If it can turn it around, the rewards it will reap are not confined to the financial

  • Tilt Renewables takeover, Australia/NZ

    While the calendar year is a long way from over and it is never wise to call a market leader in August, the takeover of Tilt Renewables has all the hallmarks of logging the accolade for being one of the largest M&A deal in the alternative energy sector for 2021

  • DigitalBridge – the digital infra pioneer

    DigitalBridge Chief Executive Officer, Marc Ganzi speaks to IJGlobal about the potential for global digital infrastructure investment and the pioneering role his firm plays in this space

  • Defining the digital revolution

    Sara Pickersgill – co-head of Allen & Overy’s global infrastructure group – and her colleagues speak to IJGlobal about digital infra and the rapidly-evolving landscape

  • Infrafintech – problems, solutions & securitisation

    Fintech has disrupted nearly all aspects of financial services. However, the impact of fintech on infrastructure – or infrafintech – has been one of the weakest links, finds IJGlobal APAC editor David Doré. It’s time for that torpid state to change…

  • Telsiai Wind Farm, Lithuania

    E Energija and GE Energy Financial Services have refinanced the 68.9MW Telšiai onshore wind farm which is on track to become Lithuania’s largest wind park – unsubsidised – when it comes online at the start of 2022

  • Playing chicken with US renewable tax credits

    Now that the Biden administration's $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill has passed muster in the Senate, market participants are turning their attention to a larger $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that the Progressive Caucus is attempting to tie it to. The reconciliation package contains a slew of tax credit incentives for renewable energy projects. So what lies ahead in Washington,DC?

  • And the winner is… the Mexican Army!

    Few things warm the heart of an infra hack more than projects being won… but when it comes to airports in Mexico, that’s more likely to elicit wails of anguish. The latest development on the ground (not so much in the air) is a farce of monumental proportions – on a similar scale, indeed, to the scrapping the under-construction airport in 2018

  • The Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021

    IJGlobal is delighted today to be publishing the findings of the Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021 and associated report – sponsored by Allen & Overy and DigitalBridge, and run in partnership M&E Global

  • Friday the 13th… The Return

    On this day of international dread – Friday the 13th – the IJGlobal editorial turns its quivering focus on the impending horror of returning to the office… for the first time since March 2020

  • North America: "plenty of dry powder" for renewables

    As the market heads into summer 2021, sponsors are ramping up renewables platform and portfolio sales with increasing alacrity, much to the delight of a wide range buyers clamoring to join the frenzy

  • UK enters new era for trade with Central America

    UKEF chief executive Louis Taylor and CABEI executive president Dante Mossi join forces to write and op-ed for IJGlobal in the wake of their signing an MoU earlier this year to presage an uptick in activity between the 2 organisations

  • The Wastewater Gulf – Saudi Arabia’s booming market

    There is now a new body of water in the MENA region that is challenging the Persian Gulf for length and the Red Sea for depth – the sheer size of Saudi Arabia’s new wastewater market, including projects in procurement, development and construction

  • D4 Motorway PPP, Czech Republic

    The D4 motorway PPP in the Czech Republic is a pathfinder project which – in spite of initial setbacks – reached financial close earlier this year, paving way for similar infrastructure projects in the country

  • Uncertainty reigns supreme in Mexico's power market

    Five months have passed since the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced counter-reforms of the country's energy sector. However, the law implementing the shift in power away from the private sector has still not been enforced, leaving market players in a state of uncertainty

  • Woodlark gold, Papua New Guinea

    Investors continue to use gold as an asset to hedge their exposure during economic uncertainty as markets clamour for post-pandemic normalcy. IJGlobal talks with Geopacific Resources' CFO and legal counsel, following the ASX-listed company's financial close of its $222 million Woodlark gold project in Papua New Guinea

  • Cypress Creek Renewables, US

    Sweden's EQT Infrastructure Partners emerged in July as the winning bidder for North Carolina-based solar developer Cypress Creek Renewables, following a competitive auction process. But to get to the point where it could clinch an attractive offer, Cypress had to go through a 3-year saga of restructurings, recapitalizations and refinancings

  • Turbine lifetime limits require a reality check

    According to recent figures from WindEurope, within the next 5 years, approximately 38GW of European wind farms will reach 20 years of operations. With the industry standard lifetime for a wind turbine between 20-25 years, this means decisions will soon need to be made around life extension, repowering or full decommissioning for these assets

  • Autopista Río Magdalena 2, Colombia

    Colombia's success with the 4G programme – a nationwide plan to revitalise the country's road infrastructure – has set in motion plans for 5G which will go beyond highways to include airports, railways and waterways

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