Sunday, 19 November 2017
Swedish private equity fund EQT has bought broadband network operator CAIW from Rabo Bouwfonds Communication Infrastructure Fund, merging it with its existing Dutch broadband business Delta. CAIW runs a fibre-optic network connecting 350,000 households, employing 210 people and generating €112m of revenues. Morgan Stanley and Clifford Chance advised EQT.
Orsted is quickly moving onto its next mega UK offshore wind financing. The financing template established on Walney could provide some of the funding. By Rod Morrison.
Project finance law firms present joined-up approach to service diverse and fragmented participants.
Infrastructure spending is a top priority for governments across the world including the new Trump Administration. Investors are looking for deals in which to place their money. Can the infra market provide well structured deal flow to keep the funding markets happy? PFI has published its Global Infrastructure supplement featuring a host of case studies and articles on current trends and issues.
The global energy finance market faces a range of new challenges and opportunities. PFI has published its Global Energy supplement featuring a host of case studies and articles on current trends and issues. The offshore wind sector is taking centre stage right now with Japan, South Korea and the US joining Europe in building out new developments.
The Project Finance International EMEA survey has been published – reviewing the extraordinary growth in the renewables market across Europe and some of the more exciting developments in Africa. Even in Spain, where the renewables market was quiet after a time of excess, a range of new projects are coming forward seeking project finance.
Putting your long-term bond in place from the get-go has a number of advantages – certainty of long-term finance and saving on refinancing fees being two major points. But this option has its own issues.
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Welcome to the 2017 Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The Yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2016, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2017 with interviews and articles in the Global section of the book.