Sunday, 17 February 2019


P3 for Barbados airport

The Barbadian government is looking to develop a public-private partnership for the operation and expansion of the Grantley Adams International Airport east of Bridgetown. Kerrie Symmonds, the minister of tourism and international transport, said the government had engaged the International Finance Corporation to advise on the project. The Caribbean Development Bank could provide as much as US$80m for the upgrades.


Betting on Bolsonaro

PFI Issue 642 - February 13, 2019

President Jair Bolsonaro’s impact on the project finance market in Brazil is starting to emerge. The list of projects to open up to the private sector is growing. By Nic Stone.

LNG tank

APLNG refinancing oversubscribed

PFI Issue 642 - February 13, 2019

The first major LNG financing this year is being wrapped up. The results show there is plenty of liquidity in the market. By John Arbouw.

Abu Dhabi solar

EWEC offers 4GW

PFI Issue 642 - February 13, 2019

ADWEA successor Emirates Water & Electricity Company is in tender mode once again. The utility is seeking solar PV, CCGT and RO capacity. By Rod Morrison.


Floating LNG tanker

Moheshkhali floating LNG – A first for Bangladesh

PFI Issue 642 - February 13, 2019

A cutting-edge LNG floating storage and regasification unit, located 5km offshore Moheshkhali Island in south-eastern Bangladesh, has been developed and operated by Excelerate Energy and project-financed by a consortium of lenders led by the IFC. By Nicholas Wong, partner, Henry Yip, counsel, Per Lindberg, senior associate and Malcolm Ong, associate, Clifford Chance, Singapore office.

Egypt oil and gas

Egypt on the verge of gas hub status

PFI Issue 642 - February 13, 2019

Despite some significant setbacks at the beginning of the last decade, Egypt’s long-held ambition to be a major gas trading and export hub may now be nearing realisation. By Richard Keenan, partner, and Graham Vinter, chair of Covington’s Global Project Finance Practice Group.

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

Saudi Aramco and ADNOC

Gulf majors go global

The global oil and gas industry has some new kids on the block, the old Gulf majors. The Gulf companies are on the hunt around the world to join the next wave of LNG developments.

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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