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  • Unlocking clean energy with next-gen investment tech

    The amount of project finance capital going into renewables has steadily increased over the past five years. Specifically, renewables has grown to just below 30% of project finance transactions closed in 2021 and such deals accounted for 60% of total volume

  • Blue Phoenix Group acquisition, Netherlands

    Deals in the niche energy-from-waste recycling sector are few and far between, rendering InfraVia Capital Partners’ acquisition of a 70% stake in Netherlands-based Blue Phoenix Group a transaction worthy of attention

  • VTG – the full story

    Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Global Infrastructure Partners are set to jointly acquire a 72.5% stake in European transport business, VTG Aktiengesellschaft, from Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and Joachim Herz Stiftung for around €7 billion

  • Infra Dig – Quinbrook’s ESG tech bonanza

    ESG and technology in infrastructure and energy are front-and-centre for this week’s Infra Dig podcast as the focus turns to Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners – winner of the tech trophy in last year’s inaugural IJGlobal ESG Awards

  • Infra Dig – Nicholas Beatty, Zenobē Energy

    In a flagrant display of self promotion, the Infra Dig podcast interviews the winner of one of last year’s IJGlobal ESG Awards… to ramp up publicity for this year’s event which is currently receiving submissions

  • Switching whip hands mid-thrash

    It’s time to pull up a seat – popcorn at the ready – to enjoy an almighty dingdong between borrower and lender as battle lines are re-drawn in a swiftly shifting infrastructure finance environment

  • Hot Springs Eternal: Ancala’s Evolution of HS Orka

    While renewable investment in Europe has been on a stunning trajectory in recent years, not all opportunities within the space are equal. Geothermal assets such as HS Orka are a rarity in Europe and do not frequently come up for acquisition

  • Infra Dig – crowdfunding Spanish renewables

    In a break from the norm, the IJGlobal podcast series Infra Dig turns the focus away from mainstream infrastructure and energy finance to shine a light on an interesting organisation in Spain

  • Rv555 road PPP, Norway

    Rv555 Sotrasambandet, Norway’s largest transport project to date, reached financial close earlier this year after a brief delay and with a slightly amended PPP contract to account for Covid-19 and geopolitical uncertainty

  • Provence Grand Large floating wind, France  

    Provence Grand Large floating wind pilot – which is led by a consortium of EDF Renewables and Enbridge Eolien France – quietly reached financial close at the end of last year, marking the first floating wind farm to have benefited from limited-recourse debt financing from commercial banks

  • Infra Dig – Nightmare on Edinburgh Tram

    Few projects have the capacity to reduce infrastructure veterans to tears of frustration to quite the extent that Edinburgh Tram can. It will challenge even the sturdiest of rail professionals to keep a bottom lip from wobbling

  • Infra Dig – Maxine Ghavi on BESS and microgrids

    Battery energy storage systems and microgrids have shot up the agenda as they made the comfortable transition from Core + to a distinctly Core infrastructure investment

  • 3i Infrastructure's TCR consolidation, Belgium

    When 3i Infrastructure and DWS first bought into TCR it caused ripples across the market at a time when Core + was first being coined. Now 3i is consolidating its position...

  • Infra Dig – Metrolink: a monumental stinker?

    Dublin’s metro system has long been mooted as an essential piece of infrastructure to promote greater mobility around Ireland’s capital… but it has also been the source of immense frustration for the infrastructure community

  • Infra Dig – Simon Morrish on Xlinks

    The IJGlobal Infra Dig podcast this week turns its focus on one of the most exciting projects on the planet – Xlinks – a landmark renewable energy development in Morocco with a 3,800km HVDC sub-sea cable to the UK

  • Unlocking private capital for energy transition

    Jason Zhengrong Lu, head of the Global Infrastructure Facility, takes a look at the challenge being faced by the market to unlock private capital to deliver energy transition

  • Infra Dig – Agnes Mazurek, Project Finance Masterclass

    IJGlobal is standing true to its mission to further the understanding of the infrastructure and energy asset classes with its latest podcast – a masterclass on project finance

  • Antin Spanish fibre sale, Lyntia Networks

    AXA IM Alts and Swiss Life Asset Managers in May agreed to acquire Spanish fibre business Lyntia Networks from Antin Infrastructure Partners following a 6-month sale process

  • Greenlink Interconnector, UK / Ireland

    Greenlink – Europe’s first privately-financed interconnector project – which will connect the electricity networks of Ireland and Great Britain reached financial close at the beginning of March setting the scene for a number of similar transactions to proceed

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