Performance across Latin American infrastructure and energy deal activity up to the end of the third quart of this year marked a significant drop by value and volume, according to data compiled by IJGlobal. Infra finance deals by value in Q3 2023 came in at $20.1 billion, a fall of 31% when held against the corresponding quarter
IJGlobal data record a fairly consistent first half of 2023 for Latin American financing of infrastructure having – in recent years – maintained steady progress, but having suffered a particularly sharp slump in H1 2021 as the Covid pandemic impacted progress
Attendees at our recent IJLatAm 2021 conference – a hybrid event, and one we sorely hope to be the last affected by international travel restrictions – received an insight into Brazil’s ambitious pipeline of infrastructure PPPs that continues to advance at breakneck speed
After two years of Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador trying to reform the country's power sector, the statesman has dealt his last card – a constitutional reform that would "decimate" the industry, according to deal watchers
In a deal that took almost a year to close, Interchile, a subsidiary of Colombia's Interconexion Electrica, raised $1.2 billion of bonds to refinance a sprawling transmission portfolio interconnecting the entire northern half of Chile
UKEF chief executive Louis Taylor and CABEI executive president Dante Mossi join forces to write and op-ed for IJGlobal in the wake of their signing an MoU earlier this year to presage an uptick in activity between the 2 organisations
Five months have passed since the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced counter-reforms of the country's energy sector. However, the law implementing the shift in power away from the private sector has still not been enforced, leaving market players in a state of uncertainty
This summer, a consortium of investors led by InterEnergy Group was able to seal its purchase of the 656MW Telfers LNG-to-power project in Panama, bringing to close a process they had embarked on 2 years ago
On time to celebrate the firm’s 20th anniversary, Astris Finance has been awarded Latin American financial adviser of the year, for the third year in a row – and for good reason. This boutique firm is deeply embedded in the energy and infrastructure sectors in the region,
having been active there for the last 2 decades
SMBC enjoyed an impressive 2020 calendar year working on some landmark transactions in the Americas. Taking the pandemic in its stride, SMBC continues to be one of the dominant players in both North America and Latin America
To the usual “How was Covid for you?” the team at EDHECinfra knows not to smile too much. “When we launched the commercial activities of EDHECinfra in 2019,” recalls director and founder Frederic Blanc-Brude, “one of us said something like ‘what we need now is a good crisis!’”
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