Australia’s debt market remains largely dominated by the big four Australian banks – Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and Westpac – although there are some signs that international lenders, traditionally content to club with Australian banks, are starting to rival their domestic counterparts on deals
The A$10.3 billion financing for the acquisition of the 99-year lease of New South Wales electricity distribution company TransGrid tested the willingness of the offshore bank market to finance large infrastructure assets in Australia and international banks responded with a clear positive signal
This week sponsors of two of the UK’s most advanced new nuclear projects, the £24.5 billion ($34.7 billion) 3.2GW Hinkley Point C and the £14 billion, 2.7GW Wylfa Newydd project both announced new stages in their development
The total value and volume of closed transactions for renewables projects in North America hit record levels this year, with $47.5 billion closed across 153 deals in 2015 (as of 15 December), according to IJGlobal data
Creditors and partners working alongside Abengoa, among them various Latin American state-held entities, are feeling the pressure following news that the Spanish renewables developer filed for insolvency protection last week
Canada has been able to tap different sources of funding as its infrastructure needs have developed in recent years. The emergence of large transport projects in the country's infrastructure pipeline has led to a rise in publically-listed bond financings, IJGlobal data reveals
Securitisations provide one of the cheapest sources of capital for residential solar assets. Since November 2013, five solar securitisations have closed. Pricing on these securitisations may reflect the varying risk of the tax equity structures involved
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