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BluEarth closes on Bow Lake Wind

BluEarth Renewables has closed a C$220 million ($201.9 million) debt financing backing the Bow Lake wind project in Ontario, IJGlobal has learnt

Global PPP Market Review

Global economic conditions have improved, and global infrastructure investment rose, in 2013. But at the same time PPP investment declined, particularly for new-build projects with high construction costs. As a result, the global PPP market is now in its third year of decline, and the number of project financings to close in the market continues to fall.

Mexican Energy and Infrastructure Report

Mexican energy and infrastructure investment is picking up again. Oil and gas is taking over from transport as the country’s most promising sector. By Manjot Gobindpuri.

Turkey Infrastructure Market Analysis 2013

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.

League Tables

Project Finance League Tables, 2013 Full Year

Rank Company Total US$ m Transactions Market Share (%)
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,594.46 39 6.73
2 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 3,268.79 38 6.12
3 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 2,671.26 17 5.00
4 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group 2,360.39 14 4.42
5 BNP Paribas 1,980.62 22 3.71
6 Mizuho Financial Group 1,845.21 17 3.45
7 National Australia Bank 1,793.05 12 3.36
8 Credit Agricole Group 1,789.73 27 3.35
9 ING Group 1,726.65 30 3.23
10 Citigroup 1,572.19 7 2.94
TOTALS: US$ 22,602.34 m 223 42 %