Thursday, 27 October 2016
Axione is looking to close the financing for its €700m rural broadband concession project in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie region at the beginning of November. Credit Agricole, Natixis and Societe Generale are providing €400m of debt including an equity bridge loan, a VAT facility and €300m of soft mini-perm senior loans, part of which are expected to be syndicated. Other funding is coming from the public sector and from revenues during construction.
A growing pipeline of university-related P3s in the US has quietly brought some new players and structures to project finance. By Alison Healey.
The political and economic battle between baseload coal-fired power generation and a renewable energy alternative in Australia has become more heated as a power blackout in South Australia was blamed by many parties, including the Prime Minister, on the fact that 40% of the state’s power supply comes from renewables. Queensland is the next battleground. By John Arbouw.
The three largest insurance groups in Germany are emerging as dominant institutional investors in the European infrastructure debt market. By Stefano Berra.This market now encompasses the full range of players in the global capital markets – from private equity to large scale pension and insurance funds and sovereign wealth funds on the equity side onto institutional debt providers, investment banks and commercial banks on the debt side.
The 2016 Project Finance International Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Report provides a range of case studies from the region plus a look at key themes in the market such as the evolving structure of power purchase agreements and new credit enhancement products.
Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) is pleased to launch its survey of law firms in the project and infrastructure finance sector for the fifthteenth year running.
The PFI Legal Survey will be published in November. To take part, please complete the survey form contained in this pdf.
The further out to sea you go, the better the yields from the wind for a wind farm. This simple statement is driving yet more new technological developments in the renewables sector. We recently saw the first floating LNG scheme in the project finance market, now the new frontier is floating wind farms.
To read the PFI Magazine or Yearbook Digital Edition you will need to enter your details in the login section. If you have forgotten your password, or would like to find out more about PFI subscriptions, please email IFR.ClientSupport@thomsonreuters.com.
Welcome to the 2016 Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The Yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2015, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2016 with articles in the Global section of the book.