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  • Data Analysis: New sponsors enter Mexican wind

    The total value of wind farm financings reaching close in Mexico slightly declined in 2015, according to IJGlobal data, but activity in the sector is set to rebound

  • SunEdison behind a cloud

    In the last quarter, the self-styled world’s biggest renewables developer has become a toxic stock and appeared to stumble from one crisis to another

  • Data Analysis: Project bonds restrained

    The volume of project bonds for European PPPs grew considerably between 2012 and 2014 but contracted again in 2015, according to IJGlobal data

  • Colombia's 4G gathers pace

    Early indicators suggest that 2016 is to be an important year for Colombia’s 4G highway programme, as some of the initial projects procured by ANI approach financial close

  • Uruguay ramps up PPP

    Uruguay is set to see an uptick in PPP procurement in 2016, as Vázquez's government rolls out the initial projects of a $12 billion infrastructure programme

  • Data Analysis: Australia's debt market

    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

  • Behind the meter: securitisation and US distributed energy

    Amid pessimism about access to finance for energy infrastructure, deal flow in one sector seems to be accelerating

  • TransGrid, Australia

    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

  • A project bond refinancing boom, when rates rise

    Europe should continue to see a high number of projects refinanced in 2016, even if the recent interest rate rise in the US is followed by similar moves in the UK and continental Europe

  • UK's new nuclear moves forward - but slowly

    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

  • LT analysis: Bond rush

    IJGlobal's full-year league table data shows the total value for energy and infrastructure bond financings in 2015 reached record levels, with the majority of issuance for North American assets

  • Data Analysis: US renewables financing surges

    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

  • Track 3B, Malaysia

    Malaysia’s 3B has had an eventful history to say the least, although the financing represents a successful outcome for sponsors Tenaga Nasional and Mitsui

  • Abengoa crisis puts LatAm on alert

    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

  • The changing equity mix of offshore wind

    The equity mix at pre-construction phase for project financed European offshore wind developments has changed vastly since the sector was born more than 15 years ago

  • Canadian infrastructure turns to public bonds

    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

  • Mexico City new international airport (NAICM)

    The $3 billion revolving credit facility closed by the Mexican Federal Government this week is a crucial step toward financing what is slated to be one of the world’s busiest airports

  • The competition for Indonesia’s Java 7

    PLN’s decision to tender out the 2x1000MW Java 7 independent power producer project without a government guarantee raised a few eyebrows, but this doesn’t seem to have deterred many bidders

  • Solar securitisations and tax equity structures in the US

    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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