Limerick road tunnel is one of the largest infrastructure projects to close to date in Ireland and has set a benchmark for global transport projects for an interesting financing structure involving the first use of a conduit facility - writes Angus Leslie
Spring 2006 saw the Viridis Clean Energy Group - an Australian investment fund - secure ownership of a portfolio of power plants fueled with landfill gas in England, Scotland and Wales. By the end of the summer, Viridis had tied up project financing for t
A thriving South American market has just added a unique bond financing deal to its continental portfolio - the US$213 IIRSA Norte bond, issued to finance a road connecting the Peru coast with the Amazon region
The £1.15 billion contract for the redevelopment, management and operation of facilities at the Northwood Headquarters site outside London stands out as a deal that signals the continued rise of UK ministry of defence PPP sector
The Israeli project finance market has come of age with the close of the country's largest deal to date - the US$400 million financing of the 431 highway, the southern section of the Tel Aviv ring road
IJ Reseach & Analysis' half year tables show a 2.5 times growth in transport project finance on the first half of 2005 - IJ features editor Simon Ellis and research associate Vander Caceres explain the trends driving the sector.
A Bovis Lend Lease and HSBC Infrastructure Funds consortium went to the debt capital markets to fund a project to consolidate and renew a large part of the University of Sheffield's Student Accommodation portfolio under a PFI-like structure
The £1bn (US$1.86bn) new hospitals programme to redevelop the flagship St Barts and The Royal London hospitals in London reached financial close after over eight years in the making. The largest health PFI project in the UK to-date, Barts closed according
There are a handful of frameworks through which governments can incentivise the private sector to develop renewable projects but the predominant approach essentially comes down to the age-old 'stick'/'carrot' proverb - they either mandate developers to en
Financial close for the UK MoD’s Allenby Connaught project sponsored by Carillion, KBR and HSBC has taken longer than anticipated, but the size and structure of the bonds have broken new grounds and will serve as a benchmark transaction
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