The Portuguese Government is expected to launch another three tenders under its privatisations programme during the second quarter of 2013, IJ news has learnt
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Within the general economic malaise, the country has pressing infrastructure needs, foremost among which is the energy crisis
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Overall the total direct equity invested into project finance transactions in 2012 fell to around US$31 billion, down from US$44 billion the year before. Within that only tax equities recorded a rise, with cash equity declining by 15 per cent, grants by a massive 99 per cent and equity bridge loans decreasing by 48 per cent.
|Rank||Company||Total US$ m||Transactions||Market Share (%)|
|1||Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ||8,536.55||81||8.62|
|4||Mizuho Financial Group||3,481.75||31||3.52|
|5||Commonwealth Bank of Australia||2,831.86||15||2.86|
|6||National Australia Bank||2,811.53||20||2.84|
|8||Australia and New Zealand Banking Group||2,653.63||20||2.68|
|10||Crédit Agricole Group||2,363.66||32||2.39|
|Totals:||US$ 38,307.70 m||354||39 %|
The project is both key for what it does for the field of UK healthcare and the precedent it sets for future social infrastructure deals to follow in-terms of its financing arrangements
Commercially viable storage of energy is often described as the "Holy Grail". The ability to utilise all energy production and to smooth out peaks and troughs in demand, reduce stress on the grid and reduce prices are just a few of the reasons why it is viewed as a panacea for a number of problems