Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Solar park

Ethiopia tenders solar PPPs

Ethiopia’s recently established Office of the Public Private Partnership has approved six solar energy projects totalling 798MW for tender. The projects are in the states of Afar, Somali, Oromia and Tigray and will carry a combined capex of about US$795m. According to finance minister Teshome Tafesse, two of the projects will proceed straight to the request for proposal (RFP) stage while the remainder will seek requests for qualification (RFQ) first.

Dominion Cove LNG terminal

Big come-backs and exciting debuts

PFI Issue 640 - January 16, 2019

LNG is due for a comeback in the US project finance market. CCGTs and offshore wind will provide good deal-flow too. By Nic Stone.

LNG project in Papua New Guinea

LNG financing takes centre stage

PFI Issue 640 - January 16, 2019

The LNG sector is expected to yield significant deal-flow in 2019. Refinancings and new deals in Papua New Guinea and Australia will come to the fore. By John Arbouw.


Mozambique grabs the headlines

PFI Issue 640 - January 16, 2019

The mega LNG financings in Mozambique are in the bank market. Getting both done this year will be a US$30bn challenge. By Rod Morrison


US Capitol Building

US goes down the beltway road

PFI Issue 640 - January 16, 2019

What the new US International Development Finance Corporation means for project finance in Africa. By Witney Schneidman and Kimberly Stietz, Covington & Burling LLP.


Duqm sets new GCC landmark

PFI Issue 640 - January 16, 2019

The Duqm refinery is the first major cross-border refinery project in the Middle East. By Leo Porter, executive director – structured finance advisory, Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, and Kyle Nevin, senior associate, Allen & Overy LLP.

PFI Yearbook Cover 2019

PFI Yearbook 2019

PFI Yearbook 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The Yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2018, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2019 with interviews and articles in the Global section of the book.

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2018 Cover

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2018

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2018

The global infrastructure market is moving into new territories - both geographically and sector wise. PFI’s Global Infrastructure Report 2018 takes look at the new kids on the block and in addition, some of the legacies from the old era. The Report carries case studies on deals as diverse as German fibre optic, the Canakkale Bridge and the Los Angeles people mover scheme. In addition it carries in depth pieces on the construction woes which befell Carillion and the Canadian super hospitals.

PFI Global energy 2018 Cover

PFI Global Energy Report 2018

PFI Global Energy Report 2018

Developments in the LNG market and the spread of increasingly cheap renewable technology are dominating the global energy market. PFI’s Global Energy Report 2018 examines the driving forces behind these and other trends through case studies of landmark deals and articles on important market shifts. The report looks at new technology such as energy storage and new funding options for renewables.

PFI League Tables 2018

The Refinitiv Project Finance International 2018 league table returns are due to be submitted on December 31st 2018. The tables are for mandated lead arrangers for loans, lead managers for bonds and for financial advisory services on project finance deals. Click here to obtain a form and details of the league table process.

PFI Comment

Offshore platform

PF stays offshore

2019 will be the year when LNG comes back to the forefront of the global project finance market. 2018 was the year of the offshore wind farm so, in a physical sense, global PF is staying offshore.

Project Finance MLA 2018 Q3

# Arranger (US$m)
1 MUFG 10,524.1
2 SMBC 7,770.6
3 Societe Generale 5,715.4
4 Credit Agricole 5,682.5
5 Santander 5,401.2
6 ING 5.104.3
7 BNP Paribas 4,397.2
8 Mizuho 3,900.0
9 Natixis 3,555.8
10 Morgan Stanley 2,901.9

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