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  • Road ahead: Actis' new structure for Indian acquisition

    Private equity firm Actis took a new approach to its acquisition of a road portfolio of 6 operating assets in India. The loan backing the acquisition is structured in a way that it continues even after the assets are transferred to an infrastructure investment trust

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – APAC

    Deal count in the broader “infrastructure finance” category has steadily increased across the Asia Pacific region in recent years, supported by broadly consistent levels of project finance deal closes and variable performance in the “other infra finance” category – the ones that are not PF

  • IJGlobal Awards 2022 – APAC Company Winners

    The Asia Pacific winners of the coveted IJGlobal Awards 2022 company prize category were announced yesterday evening at a gala dinner at Park Royal – Beach Road, Singapore

  • IJGlobal Awards 2022 – Asia Pacific Deal Winners

    The Asia Pacific winners of the IJGlobal Awards 2022 in the deals category were announced yesterday evening amidst much fanfare and revelry at Park Royal Hotel on Beach Road in Singapore

  • IJGlobal Annual Report 2023

    IJGlobal is today publishing its annual report that will be printed and made available to guests at the London awards night on Thursday 9 March

  • GI Hub reveals Asia's resilience during high inflation

    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

  • VinFast's e-mobility portfolio, Vietnam

    Vietnamese automotive manufacturer VinFast recently made headlines after receiving a $135 million climate financing package to manufacture the country's first fully electric public transport bus fleet and national electric vehicle charging network. IJGlobal shares insights about the deal and the emerging subsector

  • Energy Absolute's e-ferry transit portfolio, Thailand

    A new scene to combat Bangkok's congestion and pollution has emerged on the bustling Chao Phraya River as new electric ferries cruise the waters. IJGlobal unpacks the structuring of Thai renewable company Energy Absolute's debt package and the implications of the nearly $30 million project on the acceleration of e-mobility across Southeast Asia's transport sector

  • Cube Highways' portfolio refinancing, India

    The close of Cube Highways’ more than $440 million road portfolio refinancing in late April is another step in the maturation of India’s project finance market to recycle capital. IJGlobal unpacks the deal's context within the country's growing road InvIT market

  • North East Link PPP, Australia

    The North East Link PPP boasts several accolades, the largest PPP project to date in Australia and – most notably – the first such development in the world, or so they repeatedly claim, to be procured using the “collaborative contracting model” where the procurement authority assumes a portion of the construction risk

  • Bulacan International Airport PPP Phase 1, Philippines

    After many years of hurdles and delays, Philippines conglomerate San Miguel reached the first step of materialising a $14 billion greenfield airport, which last month achieved financial close on phase 1's land development works

  • Navi Mumbai International Airport, India

    Adani has achieved financial close on the $2.6 billion Navi Mumbai International Airport PPP. The transaction sheds light on the airport’s complex pre-construction history, as well as more than a decade’s journey of obstacles that have led up to the financial close

  • An insight into Bangladesh’s PPP landscape

    By taking a look into Bangladesh’s PPPs projects – specifically on port and road PPPs – we can gain insight into Bangladesh’s current PPP landscape. Taking a look at ongoing projects, upcoming projects, and projects taken out of the PPP pipeline, we can understand the obstacles and challenges the government of Bangladesh has faced

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The GI Hub Fireside Chat

    The latest in the IJGlobal Infra Dig podcast series was broadcast today – a fireside chat with Global Infrastructure Hub chief executive Marie Lam-Frendo

  • Mumbai-Pune Expressway's Missing Link, India

    Thanks to the world's widest and one of India’s longest tunnels, travellers going from Mumbai to Pune will save 25 to 30 minutes by the end of 2023. The so-called Missing Link’s blend of annuity and toll payments innovates the Indian project finance market

  • IJGlobal Awards 2021 – Asia Pacific Judging Team

    We are delighted to announce the judging team for Asia Pacific – an esteemed group of infrastructure professionals who will gather to debate and discuss company submissions for IJGlobal Awards 2021

  • EXCLUSIVE IJ Podcasts S01 Ep01 – The almost right word

    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

  • Outstanding Individual of the Year – APAC

    Marko Bogoievski, chief executive of Morrison & Co – an inspirational infrastructure luminary and winner of IJInvestor’s APAC outstanding individual award

  • Bayfront Infrastructure Capital II IABS securitisation

    Imagine originating, bundling, and issuing a diversified portfolio of 30 project finance loans to institutional investors in 5 months… 5 weeks or 5 days. Now contemplate that entire process happening in 5 seconds. What about infrastructure asset-backed securities tokens? Far-fetched? Is that even a future worth creating?

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