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  • Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel Refurbishment, Quebec

    Renouveau La Fontaine - a 50:50 joint venture of Vinci subsidiaries Eurovia and Dodin Campenon Bernard and Québec-based Pomerleau signed a final C1.142 billion DBF contract in July 2020 to tackle the refurbishment of the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel in Quebec, the longest underwater structure in Canada

  • Broadway Subway Project, Vancouver

    The C$2.83 billion Broadway Subway project in Vancouver, which will see a 5.7km extension of the Millennium Line from west of VCC-Clark Station to a new terminus at Arbutus Street reached financial close last month. However, the project has faced heavy criticism over the pricetag and the time it will take to complete the project

  • Hamilton Projects Acquiror, Pennsylvania

    The Carlyle Group and EIG Global Energy Partners’ deal to take ownership of Panda Power Funds’ Patriot and Liberty combined-cycle gas-fired plants in Pennsylvania ended years of speculation about the fate of the 2 plants. But the story did not end there, as the buyers launched the acquisition financing into a market roiled by coronavirus

  • Aviator Wind, Texas

    Ares Management Corp's 525MW Aviator wind farm in Texas had to navigate some Covid-related turbulence, but the private equity firm was ultimately able bring on board a pair of very different buyers to land the deal safely last month

  • Griffith Energy, Arizona

    After outbidding several rivals in a competitive auction in February for the 570MW Griffith Energy gas-fired project in Arizona, ArcLight Capital Partners was ready to put acquisition financing in place. Then the pandemic happened...

  • JFK Terminal 1, US

    Three years after Mayor Andrew Cuomo announced his plans to redevelop John F Kennedy Terminal 1, the consortium behind the transaction reached financial close in the midst of a global pandemic that hit the airline industry hard

  • Longroad to victory

    Longroad Energy proved the viability of 2 relatively new solar offtake structures – the California community choice aggregator-backed power purchase agreement and the Texas solar hedge – when it financed and sold the 160MW Little Bear and 300MW Prospero projects over the course of the past year

  • MTP Finco, Ontario

    Evolugen tested the limits of Canadian investors' appetite for delayed-draw private placements in November 2019, when it issued a dual-tranche project bond to refinance a 488MW hydro portfolio in Ontario

  • Solar securitizers dance around disruption

    When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US, the securitization market slammed shut, prompting Vivint Solar to pivot away from a deal that was "on the cusp of closing" to alternative sources of liquidity. But as Vivint put the finishing touches to its Plan B, a window opened up for ABS issuance and other solar securitizers started piling in

  • District Energy Networks/Vicinity Energy, US

    Antin Infrastructure Partners made good on its commitment to grow its US presence at the end of last year with the $1.25 billion acquisition of Veolia’s District Energy Networks business. The French firm funded the purchase with a $770 million debt package that combined elements of corporate and project financing

  • esFaraday battery storage portfolio, USA

    In a sector where there is often more talk than action, Californian developer esVolta cinched a landmark financing earlier this year for what it claims is the first large-scale standalone battery storage portfolio to reach financial close

  • GSRP Portfolio I, US

    At the end of last year, Goldman Sachs Renewable Power, a division of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, closed a $500 private placement to refinance one of the largest commercial and industrial-scale solar portfolios ever amassed in the US

  • Miami-Dade Courthouse, Florida

    After years of delays, Plenary Justice Miami has reached financial close on the Miami-Dade County civil and probate courthouse that will replace an existing courthouse so old that it once held a trial for Chicago mobster Al Capone

  • SOFR, so good?

    As lenders and borrowers prepare to say goodbye to Libor, also known as “the most important number in finance,” are project finance professionals ready?

  • Hedged solar opportunities in the Lone Star State

    As project finance has become available for solar assets with financial hedges in Texas, sponsors that are bullish on the market have begun to explore innovative contract structures that preserve more potential upside for them − while still providing comfort to lenders and tax equity investors

  • Quebec’s Library and Archives Canada P3

    The Library and Archives Canada P3 project in Quebec reached financial close in April with a bank and bond financing structure. While closing took place earlier in the year, an announcement was not made until June due to a prolonged period of severe flooding in the Gatineau region

  • Who’s afraid of the CLO?

    Not all financial instruments with three-letter acronyms are scary. CLOs for infrastructure debt are not only making a comeback but now being promoted as a solution to climate change

  • Brooklyn Navy Yard cogen refi, US

    Axium Infrastructure completed the refinancing of the Brooklyn Navy Yard 286MW gas and oil-fired cogeneration facility in New York on 14 February using hybrid financing comprising tax-exempt bonds, taxable notes, and funds held under accounts created by the 1997 tax-exempt indenture

  • Northwest Parkway acquisition, US

    The financing of the acquisition of the Northwest Parkway toll road in Denver, Colorado, has gone beyond prior toll road acquisitions last year to further utilise and test the liquidity of the US private placement market

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