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Expert briefing: I just don’t see it folks! Why  blockchain consortia may be wrong on trade
Expert briefing: I just don’t see it folks! Why blockchain consortia may be wrong on trade
Markus Ament
4 June 2019

Markus (Maex) Ament is at odds with the private/permissioned route that most blockchain consortia are taking to blockchain in general, and trade and supply chains in particular. He explains how they may be repeating the same mistakes made by the early internet and potentially creating bigger, not smaller, silos.

Guinea mining: DFI/ECA-backed loan boosts bauxite mine project
Guinea mining: DFI/ECA-backed loan boosts bauxite mine project
Aife Howse
3 June 2019

DFI loans and a direct loan from Canada’s EDC have enabled commercial banks to push the tenor on Guinea Alumina Corporation’s greenfield mining project financing.

Finding the right mix for African power projects
Finding the right mix for African power projects
Jonathan Bell
29 May 2019

African power generation is still dominated by a mix of hydro and coal, but renewables are finding good purchase in almost every country and at increasingly affordable scale and cost. Finding the right mix in a testing climate change environment though presents many challenges. Jonathan Bell assesses the landscape.

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Grasshopper Solar closes $185m acquisition financing
18 June 2019

Canada-based Grasshopper Solar has closed on $185 million of five-year senior debt from sole lender Deutsche Bank to finance the acquisition of a port...

Milan Metro Line 5 debt repriced
18 June 2019

The Metro 5 consortium – comprising FS Italiane, Astaldi, Ansaldo STS, Azienda Trasporti Milanesi, Alstom and Hitachi Rail Italy – has neg...

Duqm vehicle eyes $10bn petchem project financing
18 June 2019

Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company (DRPIC), a state-owned joint venture between Oman Oil Company and Kuwait Petroleum International, i...

DCT Gdansk debt reaches close
17 June 2019

PSA International, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) – via borrowing vehicle Holbrook – reached f...

Nam Dinh 1 nears financial close on Sinosure-covered loan
17 June 2019

Sponsors of the $2.2 billion 1.2GW Nam Dinh 1 coal-fired power plant in Vietnam – Acwa Power and Taekwang Power – are expected to reach fi...