Not many projects require all participants to sign the Official Secrets Act, but the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore High Speed Rail is anything but a run-of-the mill deal and every single adviser on it has signed on the dotted line… possibly in blood
A couple of (hopefully) amusing anecdotes, a preview of our league tables which will be published in a couple of weeks' time and mulling the awards for which we shall hosting judging sessions over the course of this month
In the same week that IJGlobal goes live with our infrastructure funds database – IJInvestor – it feels appropriate to turn the focus on an interesting trend in the equity space: the rise of technical advisers as investors.
It always pays to keep a weather eye out for the next financial bubble, after all, we’ve seen enough of them in recent times to warrant wariness. Right now there’s a splendid one brewing in the international renewable energy space that should have you all bracing for impact
It’s the biggest infrastructure deal in the market, the one everyone’s talking about – two giants of the European infra community slugging it out to acquire Spanish toll road operator Abertis… but it’s a deal that has more than a few wondering what the hell’s going on
President Rodrigo Duterte has signalled his resolve to lift the Philippines economic growth rate by building infrastructure at the fastest pace possible. So who will fund what the administration has dubbed the “Build! Build! Build” programme?
From a distance the Vietnamese power market looks in decent health, but by peering a little closer you can see a bulging pipeline, a lack of transparency and plenty of obstacles to investors, despite a growing need for new generation
It’s that time of year again… League Table Time. Back in the day, we used only to publish them twice a year and – frankly – that was quite enough. But no, you turn your back for seven years and it’s gone quarterly. Huzzah
The Vietnamese government has released a new draft solar power purchase agreement (PPA). But, while the feed-in-tariff (FIT) seems acceptable, key clauses in the new PPA will need to be reformed to make it bankable
The number of solar deals to reach financial close in Australia has increased steadily from 2013 to 2017 and - while challenges lie ahead for the industry this coming year - there is a strong pipeline in place and sufficient incentives in place for investors and developers to carry on closing deals
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