Thursday, 21 March 2019

Solar panels

Marguerite buys Spanish PV

The Marguerite fund has bought an 80% stake in a 50MW solar PV plant in Andalusia from developer OPDEnergy. The project in Alcala de Guadaira is backed by regulatory support awarded in the last Spanish renewable auction and is expected to be completed by the end of 2019, when it will generate 100GWh of electricity per year. The deal follows Marguerite’s acquisition of a majority stake in another two OPDEnergy solar projects totalling 100MW.

Kansas City

Kansas City Airport moves to financing stage

PFI Issue 644 - March 13, 2019

A PPP to build a new terminal at the Kansas City International Airport has finally received its approvals. A revised memorandum of understanding (MoU) puts construction on a tight time frame. By Alison Healey.

Coal-fired power plant in Indonesia

YTL mulls sukuk for CFPP

PFI Issue 644 - March 13, 2019

YTL Power International is considering a sukuk issue on its Indonesia IPP but the Bakrie co-sponsored coal-fired scheme faces challenges. By Minerva Lau.

Oman delegation

Projects keep coming as Oman is downgraded

PFI Issue 644 - March 13, 2019

The pipeline of major international projects in Oman remains healthy. This is despite the fact that all three major credit agencies now rank the country as sub-investment grade. By Rod Morrison.


Battery storage

MENA primed for storage leadership

PFI Issue 644 - March 13, 2019

Countries such as the US, China and Australia have made considerable advancements in energy storage. They are far from alone, as the benefits of energy storage have become an urgent focus for countries across the globe. Now, countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are making their own significant strides. By Rohit Kumar, associate director, and Gurleen Kaur, associate, Synergy Consulting.

Amman Jordan

Jordan – Back to the future

PFI Issue 644 - March 13, 2019

Jordan – the Middle East’s renewable energy pioneer – has decided to temporarily limit the introduction of new power generation capacity onto its electricity grid, citing grid capacity constraints. The length of the suspension period is uncertain. By Graham Vinter and Marc Norman, Covington & Burling 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 Comment

Fibre optic cables

Turning telecoms into infra

The number of telecoms financings to back basic infrastructure has been a growing feature of the debt market. It is an exciting new market with some exciting risks.

Project Finance MLA 2018

# Arranger (US$m)
1 MUFG 18,068.5
2 SMBC 12,394.6
3 Santander 10,261.8
4 Credit Agricole 9,332.5
5 ING 9,155.5
6 Societe Generale 8,861.9
7 Mizuho 7,720.3
8 BNP Paribas 7,571.0
9 Natixis 5,591.4
10 Bank of China 4,440.2

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