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  • New York Thruway Service Stations P3

    Irish company Applegreen has been active in the US market since 2014, slowly expanding its foothold in the forecourt retail space through organic and acquisition-driven growth. The New York Service Areas project is the second P3 project it has been involved in, the first being the Connecticut Highway Service Plazas P3 in which it acquired a 40% stake in 2019

  • Awards – a flattering market reflection?

    Having spent the last couple of weeks wading through submissions for IJGlobal Awards 2020 and now having launched into Judgment Day sessions… it’s with a somewhat giddy head that fingers hit keyboard for the Friday missive

  • Secondary funds market primed for a bumper year

    The pandemic temporarily threw a wrench in the works, but an inflow of new capital is expected to drive further growth in the secondary market for stakes in infrastructure funds

  • The next generation of data for infrastructure investors – Special Report

    To the usual “How was Covid for you?” the team at EDHECinfra knows not to smile too much. “When we launched the commercial activities of EDHECinfra in 2019,” recalls director and founder Frederic Blanc-Brude, “one of us said something like ‘what we need now is a good crisis!’”

  • US infrastructure – yee-haw… maybe

    National infrastructure plans are usually met with an immediate call to arms from the private sector… but when it comes to the US, the market is a lot less swift to start a-hollerin’ and a-whoopin’. And for good reason. Cruel experience has taught the infrastructure community to treat federal infra announcements with a degree of caution… and the bigger the announcement, the greater that caution...

  • Future-proofing Asia Pacific – Hydrogen financing’s bamboo shoots

    The market is increasingly seizing opportunities across hydrogen’s value chain in Asia Pacific, with a natural alignment evolving between value chain and financial solutions. The industry needs to devote most resources towards drafting and negotiating security and guarantee packages, IJGlobal’s David Doré finds

  • Brexit Special Report 2021

    IJGlobal speaks to Assured Guaranty’s Paris-based Raphael de Tapol about the challenges brought by Brexit and how AG has risen to overcome them…

  • Long-haul recovery for aviation

    One year on from the grounding of flights in Europe and the US, one of the hardest hit corners of the infrastructure world is still reeling from the pandemic, though the industry is hoping for the vaccine ramp-up to lead to the start of a recovery later this year

  • Next stop: Peru

    Aware of the importance of infrastructure to economic growth, and of the role of the government in driving the industry, Peruvian leaders have started to think strategically and to make that clear to investors

  • Xiamen Xiangyu steel plant, Indonesia

    China state-owned logistics company Xiamen Xiangyu on 15 December achieved financial close on the more than $2 billion integrated steel plant project, one of its largest overseas investments

  • A465 Motorway – Wales, UK

    The A465 motorway PPP in Wales reached financial close in October, bringing to conclusion a deal that has been in the making for the last 6 years and that had to overcome the twin challenges of Brexit and the Coronavirus pandemic

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Metlife Interview

    While MetLife Investment Management (MIM) has been in the project finance market for 20 years, the story of its massive scale-up began in 2009. From that time, the investor has grown its infrastructure debt portfolio from $2bn AUM to $30bn today

  • BBVA – extending sustainable finance beyond just dark green

    BBVA, a pioneer of sustainable finance, has bolstered its track record with the launch of sustainability advisory services this year. The banking sector will be a crucial enabler for facilitating sustainability-linked goals, BBVA’s heads of ESG and structured & project finance advisory tell IJGlobal.

  • The global ESG scrabble

    The challenge of ESG and how the market is delivering change - IJGlobal Asia Pacific senior reporter Dave Doré delves into approaches being taken and how the process yields value...

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Rising Star Jemima Atkins, AllianzGI

    AllianzGI assistant vice-president Jemima Atkins is a Rising Star according to the IJInvestor Awards judging committee. IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor finds out just how fast she ascends…

  • The ESG policy tsunami making landfall in 2021

    If sustainable investing reached a high-water mark in 2020, then the level of investor enthusiasm shows no sign of receding in 2021. But a new force is looming on the horizon: EU regulators and the incoming sustainable finance package, writes IJGlobal Funds Editor Ott Tammik

  • Indonesia’s infrastructure: the road to post-Covid recovery

    Indonesia's first wave of coronavirus outbreak crashed into the archipelago in April 2020. Some eight months later, IJGlobal's Civi Yap explores how the world's fourth-most populous country may recover through infrastructure development

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Winners

    It is with great pleasure that we reveal the winners of the IJInvestor Awards 2020, celebrating global achievements in infrastructure and energy M&A and fund activity

  • The IJGlobal ESG Report

    IJGlobal has today published an in-depth report on the tectonic shifts in the ESG space this year, particularly within the global infrastructure and energy markets

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