The first half of this year was something of a mixed bag of results for Europe with the greenfield project finance of infrastructure and energy making a recovery, while refinancing activity was constrained and M&A decidedly down
The latest IJGlobal podcast – Infra Dig – focuses on carbon capture and storage and the role it is anticipated increasingly to play in the great international energy transition race. Fresh off the back of publishing an energy transition report, IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville sits down to talk with Dan Carter, president of decarbonisation at Wood
It’s late. You’re in taxi territory. The nibbles are finished or looking dubious. And you’ve just realised you’re the only one at the party who’s not staying over. It’s time to go home. Having this week published the IJ funds and investors report, that’s kinda the way it feels when running an eye over the fundraising chart for close-ended infrastructure funds – the party’s over
Infrastructure funds struggling to raise cash… which sounds odd given the records broken in 2022 for fundraising. But we live in a new reality and the suspicion is that hoarding is afoot and that the splurge will come in Q3
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
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
There’s a quote from a character in Charles Dickens’ final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which deserves to be more famous than it is: “Your remarks are well meant, I have no doubt, but you will permit me to observe that they develop a mistaken view of the subject, which can only be imputed to your extreme want of accurate information."
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
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
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
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