The private sector has played a crucial role in the government-led PPP financing scheme that for the past decade has been successfully applied in Peru’s national infrastructure development programme. Bonds & Loans asked Camilo Carrillo Purín, Director of the Private Investment Policy Department in Peru’s Economic Ministry, about how his role in catalysing and engaging the private sector on these…
1 Mar 2017
The Amandi Energy Project was the only large scale base-load independent power generation project in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve financial close in 2016 and a strategically important project for the development of the country’s energy sector.
1 Mar 2017
YDA raised four-year money – pushing average tenors in Turkey’s local currency market – just one week after the coup attempt and two days after S&P downgraded the country’s sovereign credit rating to junk.
27 Feb 2017
F. Mehmet Cosan, Chief Financial Officer and E. Murat Kosal, Managing Director of Otoyol talk to Bonds & Loans about new opportunities in Turkey’s infrastructure sector, and discuss the company’s structured funding programme for the Gebze-İzmir Motorway Project and the Osmangazi Suspension Bridge.
24 Feb 2017
A number of hospital-focused public-private partnerships attest to the success of Turkey’s healthcare development programme over the last decade, and deals like this could set the stage for a resurgence in new projects for years to come.
23 Feb 2017
YDA managed to attract significant participation from international lenders on the first ever dual conventional and Islamic healthcare PPP in Turkey, a €265mn facility to help finance the construction of the Konya Hospital.
15 Feb 2017
The unprecedented corruption scandal engulfing Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht has reverberated throughout the industry, seeping into neighbouring Colombia and Peru and leading to the delay or outright cancellation of some of the region’s flagship infrastructure projects. We speak with Luis Fernando Andrade Moreno, President of the National Infrastructure Agency of Colombia (ANI), about…
15 Feb 2017
Confronted with a struggling economy and constrained fiscal headroom, the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has dramatically scaled back loan disbursements, leaving the private sector to pick up much of the slack. The development bank is also changing tactics in a bid to ensure projects that are vital to the country’s economy can still access important sources of revenue.
10 Feb 2017
Large-scale transport and infrastructure development programmes across Peru and Colombia are bringing crucial projects to the region, creating jobs and introducing innovative, complex financing models to countries that in the past failed to exploit the full potential of international capital markets.
8 Feb 2017
Sustainable energy and infrastructure projects across South and Central America are attracting attention from investors, but the outlook is challenged due to a lack of awareness on the ground.
27 Jan 2017