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Thursday, 20 June 2019

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PFI Global Infra Report out

The global infrastructure market in 2019 has seen a range of deals financed and plenty of new plans hatched. The problems in the contracting sector remain, however. PFI’s Global Infrastructure Report 2019 case studies leading deals such as Gordie Howe, Florida Rail, Paraguay’s Corredor Bioceanico, Shuqaiq IWP, Tours-Bordeaux and Belgrade Airport. Themes such as China’s Belt & Road and Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor are examined and the problems with US and Australian construction projects are revealed. Click on the Special Reports tab to access the report.

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Chile moves from coal to CSP

PFI Issue 651 - June 19, 2019

Chile this month announced an ambitious programme of coal retirements. Deal watchers expect non-conventional renewables to fill the void and are ready to finance them. By Nic Stone.

Wind farm in Australia

Renewables face financial close push

PFI Issue 651 - June 19, 2019

Australian renewable projects are facing blocks to financial closings. Rising EPC costs and grid access provide the obstacles. By John Arbouw.

Electric charging

Meridiam raises electric charging debt

PFI Issue 651 - June 19, 2019

Allego is Europe’s first electric vehicle charging business to raise PF-style debt. The company is planning more project financing to expand charging infrastructure. By Stefano Berra

Features

Wind farm in Bosnia

Eastern Europe catches up on renewables

PFI Issue 651 - June 19, 2019

While the momentum of the renewable energy train in Western Europe has arguably slowed somewhat in recent months, former eastern bloc countries – with the help of development finance institutions – are beginning to catch up with their western neighbours. By Peter Collins.

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Africa – Challenges and solutions

PFI Issue 651 - June 19, 2019

The hot topic at this year’s Africa Energy Forum in Lisbon was how to improve the bankability of power and energy projects. In several panels, audiences heard regulators, advisers and developers discuss the most pressing issues and offer solutions. By Peter Collins.

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PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2019

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2019

The global infrastructure market in 2019 has seen a range of deals financed and plenty of new plans hatched. The problems in the contracting sector remain, however. PFI’s Global Infrastructure Report 2019 case studies leading deals such as Gordie Howe, Florida Rail, Paraguay’s Corredor Bioceanico, Shuqaiq IWP, Tours-Bordeaux and Belgrade Airport. Themes such as China’s Belt & Road and Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor are examined and the problems with US and Australian construction projects are revealed.

PFI Global Energy Report 2019

PFI Global Energy Report 2019

PFI Global Energy Report 2019

The renewables sector remained the most vibrant energy market over the past year, while the TAP pipeline brought back attention to mega oil & gas projects. PFI’s Global Energy Report 2019 looks at emerging renewables markets, such as Poland and Vietnam, alongside established ones, such as Belgium and Scotland, with an eye on the boom under way in Spain and Australia. The report examines new structures such as US energy P3s and Asian Green bonds and offers an outlook on LNG and FPSO financings. 

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 Comment

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The soft option

One of the hottest project finance markets in the world right now has gone soft, soft mini-perm that is. The move has increased liquidity at a much needed time but at the same time given banks new headaches with ultra-cheap pricing.

Project Finance MLAs Q1 2019

# Arranger (US$m)
1 SBI Capital 4,046.4
2 MUFG 2,314.1
3 SMBC 1,965.6
4 Mizuho 1,445.6
5 CDB 1,300.0
6 Natixis 998.5
7 Societe Generale 924.3
8 NAB 892.1
9 DBJ 798.5
10 Bank of China 721.8

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