A First Reserve and Petrofac joint venture is edging towards financial close on a $225 million six year facility to refinance two floating production facilities in Malaysia and Thailand, IJGlobal has learnt
Newly elected President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has prioritised major infrastructure projects for his first term in office but despite the rhetoric, the North African country has a lot to do before it can start to attract significant international investment
Axione Infrastructures' (AI) recent bond issue - to refinance 11 of its network concessions - saw the French company achieve long term financing of 11 years, a tenor longer than is typical for the telecommunications sector
With the expansion of US sanctions against Russia, the regulatory dispute between the EU and Russia, and the resignation of Bulgaria’s government, the ongoing feasibility of Gazprom’s $50 billion South Stream project is being questioned
Global economic conditions have improved, and global infrastructure investment rose, in 2013. But at the same time PPP investment declined, particularly for new-build projects with high construction costs. As a result, the global PPP market is now in its third year of decline, and the number of project financings to close in the market continues to fall.
Mexican energy and infrastructure investment is picking up again. Oil and gas is taking over from transport as the country’s most promising sector. By Manjot Gobindpuri.
IJGlobal’s inaugural infrastructure market outlook report, with views and insights from the industry leaders across the globe
Turkey has a history of stable economic growth and political stability and is an active infrastructure finance market. Against the background of low global interest rates, reduced public spending, and volatile stock markets, Turkey pushed forward with infrastructure programmes in energy, transport and other sectors supported by targeted political focus that helped boost investments.
Project Finance League Tables, 2013 Full Year
|Rank||Company||Total US$ 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|
|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|
|TOTALS:||US$ 22,602.34 m||223||42 %|