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In 2013 the global infrastructure finance market recovered as both deal value and deal count went up. IJ records show that the total investments in global infrastructure reached US$280 billion, which was a 51 per cent increase from the preceding year. A total of 548 deals reached financial close, up by 30 per cent.
Turkey has a history of stable economic growth and political stability and is an active infrastructure finance market. Against the background of low global interest rates, reduced public spending, and volatile stock markets, Turkey pushed forward with infrastructure programmes in energy, transport and other sectors supported by targeted political focus that helped boost investments.
|Rank||Company||Total US$ m||Transactions||Market Share (%)|
|1||Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||8,340.28||80||6.06|
|2||Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group||7,759.33||78||5.64|
|3||Mizuho Financial Group||4,451.93||46||3.23|
|4||Commonwealth Bank of Australia||4,147.77||29||3.01|
|7||National Australia Bank||3,558.65||29||2.58|
|9||Credit Agricole Group||3,318.04||51||2.41|
|Totals:||US$ 46,165.91 m||444||34 %|
AES Gener and Antofagasta Minerals signed a US$1.2 billion non-recourse debt financing of the 531MW run-of-the-river Alto Maipo hydropower project, near Santiago on 9 December 2013
Institutional investors are the first point of call when looking to support sectors of the economy such as infrastructure. However, tailored strategies are needed in order to create the right opportunities for these high profile investors