Following regulatory changes last year to help increase private investment into infrastructure projects, the investment options available have become a topic of great interest across the Turkish projct finance market. Ahead of his panel at META Projects 2015, we speak to Fatih Saglik, Deputy Head, Institutional Investors Department, Capital Markets Board of Turkey, to get a government perspective…
4 Sep 2015
With appetite to invest into Sub-Saharan projects increasing amongst GCC investors, we decided to sit down with a key speaker at this year's META Projects event, Ronald Chauke, Head of Department: Regulatory Reform, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), to find out why this is happening and where the greatest investment opportunities are for projects across Sub-Saharan Africa.
4 Sep 2015
Turkey’s energy demand has been rapidly increasing and consequently so has its import dependence. To tackle this, Turkey has announced ambitious renewable energy targets for 2023 which state renewable energy sources will account for 30% of total electricity generation. Ahead of his panel at META Projects in October, we interviewed Aygen Yayikoglu, Managing Partner, Crescent Capital, to find out…
1 Sep 2015
In June, Craig Nethercott, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, took part in a panel at Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East which discussed how to finance energy and infrastructure in an environment of low oil prices. In the following interview, he sheds some light on how the drop in oil prices will impact the pipeline of projects across the Middle East and explains why banks may be looking at alternative…
3 Aug 2015
The EXPO 2020 has brought a wealth of opportunities to Dubai but which sectors will be experiencing the most growth? Samer Kader, Head, SEI Investments Middle East,discusses the benefits the EXPO will bring but also the impact it may have on corporate liabilities.
3 Aug 2015
Sherif Magdy El Gabaly, Chief Executive Officer, E~NARA Energy and Industrial Investment, outlines upcoming projects coming online in Egypt and shares his views on whether Egypt can attract sponsorship from international investors.
21 Jun 2015
In December 2014, YDA Group issued their first three-year bond dominated in Turkish Lira by closing a TL 200 million bond. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) subscribed to TL40 million of the bond, which marked the first time the bank had particpated in a local-currency bond by a Turkish company outside of the banking sector. Huseyin Arslan, Co-Founder and Chairman of…
13 Mar 2015