Performance in the infrastructure and energy space across North America in the third quarter of this year proved to be a mixed bag with an overall sense that the market compares poorly to recent quarters
The third quarter of 2023 showed strong performance for Europe across the broader “infrastructure finance” category when held against the corresponding period in 2022, providing marginal cheer in an otherwise fairly depressed market
IJGlobal data record a fairly consistent first half of 2023 for Latin American financing of infrastructure having – in recent years – maintained steady progress, but having suffered a particularly sharp slump in H1 2021 as the Covid pandemic impacted progress
IJGlobal data record a fairly humble first half of 2023 for activity in the infrastructure finance space for the Middle East and Africa with a reasonable amount of project finance, decidedly constrained refinance activity and a tanked M&A sector
Thai infrastructure giant Ratch's acquisition of Asia Pacific-focused renewable energy platform Nexif Energy, which closed in December 2022, is the product of an existing relationship between the buyer and seller, Denham Capital
Infrastructure funds struggling to raise cash… which sounds odd given the records broken in 2022 for fundraising. But we live in a new reality and the suspicion is that hoarding is afoot and that the splurge will come in Q3
Asia’s infrastructure markets can leverage increasingly mature sustainable instruments and the availability of multilaterals to stay resilient amid rapid inflation and rising interest rates. IJGlobal shares insights with Henri Blas, chief content officer of Global Infrastructure Hub, about global trends of private investment in infrastructure in relation to Asia
The recapitalisation of the Bhola II gas-fired power plant was another step in the maturation of Bangladesh’s project finance market. The transaction innovated the domestic project finance market for power by bringing in a larger club of commercial banks, including two first-time participants in Bangladesh’s project finance market, and a new international equity holder
Having performed impressively in the MENA IJGlobal Awards 2021 – picking up trophies for 5 major transactions to have closed in the last calendar year – Standard Chartered takes time to run through its performance over the judging period and looks to the future
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
Blimey – what a week… and I’m not talking about everything that’s going on in the world, it’s a localised statement for those of us who toil daily to bring you news and analysis of the global financing of infrastructure and energy
IJ Podcasts' Episode 1 – The almost right word – of its inaugural season focuses on unpacking infrastructure as an asset class and the contours of infra finance. The venture capital industry, in particular, has tended not to have infra finance in its opportunity set. Our guests examine what infrastructure is and how the private sector has taken an increasingly expansive view of the asset class
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