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  • Friday The 13th – Dawn of the Debt

    Welcome to the Friday Editorial, dear friends. Pull up a seat. Make yourself comfortable as I have a chilling tale to tell you… one that’ll curdle your blood, turn your hair grey(er) and have you wailing in terror as you face your doooooom

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Gridserve’s Toddington Harper

    The future of electric vehicle charging has never looked brighter than it does right now as the market throws its weight behind this burgeoning sector, and UK-based Gridserve is right at the front of the pack

  • Don’t Panic – infra slumps happen

    Having spent the last couple of weeks riffing off the funds report, it seems only fair now to gnaw knuckles and take a closer look at our first quarter greenfield report for infrastructure financing… which has a very different tale to tell

  • Arcus takes transport Core+, Sweden

    Arcus Infrastructure Partners in March set a second benchmark in Core + with the 100% acquisition of of an asset from Searchlight Capital Partners that – again – had the market wondering how it fits within the fund's mandate

  • Infra Dig – Interconnectors with Hitachi Energy

    Given the upsurge in activity on the interconnector front as nations increasingly focus on achieving energy security, the Infra Dig podcast series this week turns towards an interesting sector in the greenfield as well as secondary space

  • The great infra feeding frenzy

    If you view the world in a certain way – say, looking at the global infra / energy sector as a gargantuan feeding trough filled with swill (assets), and the funds as a rotund set of piggies – well, it’d be entirely fair to say that the former’s overflowing and the latter have their snouts well and truly inserted

  • Infrastructure – the final frontier

    Sitting at home bashing away at an aging laptop having spent last night in London with more infra funds than you should be able to squeeze into an extraordinarily large room, one cannot help but wonder where the market’s heading... might it be outer space?

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The UK Nuclear Plan

    With news published last week that the UK has committed to a massive investment programme in its energy generating estate, the IJGlobal podcast – Infra Dig – turns the focus on this interesting development

  • InstaVolt acquisition, UK

    Zouk’s sale last month of UK-based electric vehicle charging company InstaVolt logged a market first in the sector with a pure-play, mega infrastructure fund acquiring 100% of the asset as increasing maturity opens the door to consolidation

  • Karapinar Solar PV Plant, Turkey

    The Kalyon Enerji Yatırımlar successfully reached financial close on Turkey’s largest solar plant – the Karapinar project – in December 2021 despite facing numerous obstacles including currency volatility, political uncertainty and navigating the challenges of the pandemic

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The PPP Risk Game

    This week’s Infra Dig podcast – The PPP Risk Game – sees IJGlobal continue its series of interviews with infrastructure and energy experts, today’s fireside chat with established PPP insurance specialist Warren Beardall

  • The Puerto Rican problem – resolved

    Back in the mists of time… possibly before many IJGlobal subscribers had even launched their careers… monolines played a hugely significant role in the financing of big-ticket infra

  • Europe leads in the green-digital nexus

    Europe seems to lag the field on digitalization as the race steps up a gear. Allen & Overy partner Jocelyn Land speaks to IJGlobal about the fast-moving digital infrastructure market

  • Calm after (half of) the storm…

    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

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Ukraine, Energy Security, AMRs, Hydrogen

    For the final podcast in a series of 3, Dr Tim Stone CBE joins IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville to investigate the impact of the Ukraine invasion and energy security issues, before launching into the planned discussion on base-load technologies

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Dixon of Energy Green

    Ian Dixon – an infrastructure and energy specialist of more than 30 years’ standing – joins IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville on the Infra Dig podcast series to discuss all matters energy, and the global shift to renewables

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Financing Nuclear

    Dr Tim Stone CBE joins IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville in the second in a series of 3 podcasts where he delves into the future of nuclear investment, primarily in the UK but also with an international focus

  • Green bonds – bridging the infra funding gap

    Debt capital markets and project bonds represent one of the keys to unlocking the flow of long-term yield chasing western institutional capital needed to address this infrastructure gap. One of the most exciting developments in this space in recent years has been the growth in green project bonds targeted at climate impact reduction infrastructure investments.

  • The Russian invasion

    While IJGlobal never takes a political stance and tends to steer clear of covering international developments that have limited or no impact on infrastructure and energy… this clearly is not the case with the war being waged by Russia against Ukraine

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