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CFO Perspective: Jose de Jesus Rodriguez, CFO at Gas Natural Mexico

With the creation of laws last year that make it easier for foreign companies to export gas to Mexico and drilling expansion in Texas sending exports skyrocketing, Mexico is currently in the midst of a gas infrastructure boom. This has also resulted in an increased appetite for long-term investment in the region’s energy infrastructure. We spoke with Jose de Jesus Rodriguez, CFO at Gas Natural…

4 Sep 2015

Interview with Emiliano Muratore, Managing Director, Head of ALM at Banco Santander Chile

Following the bank’s substantial bond issuance earlier this year, we sat down this week with one of the speakers at our forthcoming Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Chile conference, Emiliano Muratore, Managing Director, Head of ALM at Banco Santander Chile to discuss the impact of Chile’s slower-than-anticipated economic recovery on diversification in the debt market.

4 Sep 2015

CFO Perspective: Martha Rodríguez Rico, CFO at Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua

Having recently successfully completed the refinancing of Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua’s bank debt we sat down with the company’s CFO Martha Rodríguez Rico to discuss how the deal helped improve the cement specialist’s financial flexibility, and how companies can find the right balance between different debt capital instruments.

4 Sep 2015

Interview: Fatih Saglik, Capital Markets Board Turkey

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

Interview: Ronald Chauke, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)

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

Interview: Aygen Yayikoglu, Managing Partner, Crescent Capital

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

Interview: Craig Nethercott outlines how the drop in oil prices will impact the project pipeline

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

Interview: Samer Kader, explains the opportunities surrounding Dubai EXPO 2020

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

Interview with Sherif Magdy El Gabaly: Investing in Egypt

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

Case study: Huseyin Arslan discusses YDA Group's TL 200 million bond issuance

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

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