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EIF nears launch for Pio Pico project bond

Energy Investors Funds (EIF) is planning to launch roughly $400 million in bonds next week for the Pio Pico gas-fired peaking power project in California

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 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 8,340.28 80 6.07
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 7,759.33 78 5.65
3 Mizuho Financial Group 4,364.43 45 3.18
4 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 4,147.77 29 3.02
5 Citigroup 3,990.75 22 2.91
6 HSBC 3,921.90 34 2.86
7 National Australia Bank 3,558.65 29 2.59
8 ING Group 3,432.37 43 2.50
9 Credit Agricole Group 3,318.04 51 2.42
10 BNP Paribas 3,244.89 32 2.36
TOTALS: US$ 46,078.41 m 443 34 %