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Monday, 20 November 2017

Telecom cables

EQT buys Dutch fibre-optic

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.

Canada Infrastructure Bank chair Janice Fukakusa

Canadian P3 market eyes new structures

PFI Issue 613 - November 15, 2017

Project bundling and land value capture are being explored in Canada. The market continues to wait for details on the federal infra bank. By Alison Healey

Vietnam

NS2 IPP finally moves forward

PFI Issue 613 - November 15, 2017

The last Vietnam IPP was financed six years ago. The prospects for the next batch improved last week. By Minerva Lau

Offshore wind

Orsted goes for new debt template

PFI Issue 613 - November 15, 2017

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.

Features

2017

Flexibility the key as greenfield slows

PFI Issue 613 - November 15, 2017

Project finance law firms present joined-up approach to service diverse and fragmented participants.

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2017

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2017

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2017

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.

PFI Global Energy Report 2017

PFI Global Energy Report 2017

PFI Global Energy Report 2017

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. 

PFI EMEA Report 2017 Cover

PFI EMEA Report 2017

PFI EMEA Report 2017

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.

PFI Comment

offshore

Bonds from the get-go

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.

Project Finance MLA Q3 2017

# Arranger (US$m)
1 MUFG 8,245.2
2 CDB 6,590.2
3 SMBC 6,375.8
4 SBI Capital 6,235.1
5 BNP Paribas 5,300.5
6 Credit Agricole 5,022.0
7 ICBC 4,647.5
8 Societe Generale 4,095.0
9 ING 4,064.5
10 Mizuho 3,682.7

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PFI Yearbook 2017

PFI Yearbook 2017

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.

PFI Asia Best Practice Report 2017 Cover

PFI Asia Best Practice Report 2017

PFI Asia Best Practice Report 2017

Welcome to the PFI Best Practice Report. It is with great pleasure that I introduce the fourth Project Finance International (PFI) Best Practice in Asian Infrastructure Report.