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19 December 2019
Infrastructure, Other

Denver issues draft RFP for Triangle stadium project

Denver’s Performance Based Infrastructure Office (PBI) has released a draft request for proposals (RFP) for the project to develop the southeast side of the...

06 December 2019

Mexican SME lender Konfio lands $100m funding from SoftBank

Mexican small business lender Konfio has completed a $100 million funding round led by SoftBank's Latin American fund.Vostok Emerging Finance also supported the...

05 December 2019
Power, Renewables

Romanian state firms bid for CEZ assets

Romania's Energy Shareholdings Administration Association (SAPE), set up to manage state-owned energy interests, has submitted individual non-binding offers...

27 November 2019
Metals and Mining

Rio Tinto invests $749 million in Pilbara iron ore mine

Rio Tinto is to go ahead with a $749 million investment in its Greater Tom Price operations. The financing will back production in its iron ore business in the Pilbara...

25 November 2019
Infrastructure, Transport

Sao Tome tenders deepsea port PPP

The island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, located off the coast of West Africa, has launched a tender for the construction of a deep water port. The project is proposed...

20 November 2019

SCF: You say tomato, I say tomato, let’s call the whole thing off?

Is it time for supply chain finance to be rebranded? Looking 10 years out is a good way of focusing the mind. Even though there’s a big industry around SCF, will we still...

18 November 2019

Orsted's Taiwan offshore wind bond to issue tomorrow

Orsted Wind Power TW Holding will issue NTD12 billion ($393 million) in green bonds on the Taipei Exchange (TPEx) tomorrow to finance its offshore wind development...

12 November 2019

A path through the zigs and zags: TXF Commodity Finance Report 2019

This year's edition of TXF’s Commodity Finance Market Report comprises the insights of 173 traders, bankers, alternative financiers, lawyers, brokers, borrowers and...

05 November 2019
Infrastructure, Waste and water

Codelco awards desal project to Marubeni consortium

Chile’s state copper miner Codelco has awarded a tender for a desalination plant for its Chuquicamata, Radomiro Tomic and Ministro Hales mines to a Marubeni...

29 October 2019
Infrastructure, Waste and water

EPA invites 38 projects to apply for WIFIA loans

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting a total of 38 projects in 18 states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans...

16 October 2019

Lidya launches SME lending platforms for Poland and Czech Republic

Digital small and medium-sized enterprise lender Lidya is launching its platform in Poland and the Czech Republic, marking the Nigerian firm’s first international...

14 October 2019

Guinea joins Lusophone Compact

Equatorial Guinea has joined the Lusophone Compact, a joint initiative by the AfDB and government of Portugal to accelerate private sector development in...

14 October 2019

After GNA 1: Will banks turn up the Brazilian LNG-to-power funding tap?

Following the recent financial close on GNA 1, and the Sergipe project the previous year, is the Brazilian LNG-to-power sector ready for commercially banked deals with...

02 October 2019

Questions on trade at the centre of the Sibos universe

Katharine Morton looks into the sky at Sibos with a guided tour of hyper connectivity, trust, cosmology, trade and eating fairy cakes at the centre of the universe

02 October 2019
Oil & gas

Carlyle Group fund to invest $1bn in African-focused oil & gas platform

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group will partner with Aidan Heavey and Tom Hickey to build a new African-focused oil & gas platform. Aidan Heavey is the...

13 September 2019

Duke Energy to buy 200MW Rambler solar project from Recurrent

Duke Energy Renewables is acquiring the 200MW Rambler solar project in Tom Green County, Texas, from Canadian Solar's Recurrent Energy.The project is expected to...

10 September 2019
Power, Renewables, Transport

CEZ and ENEL both look to exit Romanian market

The Czech energy company CEZ has confirmed its intention to sell assets in Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey and Poland this spring. A testing of market interest is being...

03 September 2019

Ashurst appoints Longmuir as partner in Paris office

Global law firm Ashurst has appointed Tom Longmuir as a partner in Paris. He focuses on financing transactions in emerging and frontier markets, and has...

28 August 2019

Commodity report for H1 2019 shows drastic drop in volumes

Overall volumes of global commodity trade financing fell by almost 30% according to the TXF H1 2019 Commodity Report. Jonathan Bell reviews this drastic drop and assesses...

19 August 2019
Infrastructure, Waste and water

Codelco to award winning desal bid next month

On 4 September, Chilean company Codelco is expected to award the winning bidder for the development of a desalination plant for its Radomiro Tomic sulphides mine in the...