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Otoyol’s Gebze-İzmir Motorway Project are in contention for 4 Awards at this year’s Bonds & Loans Turkey Awards. After votes from more than 5000 individuals, Otoyol remained on-course to win Awards for Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year, Project Finance Deal of the Year, Transport Finance Deal of other Year and Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year. Elsewhere, YDA are amongst the finalists in 5…
20 Aug 2015
YDA’s Dalaman Airport Project and Kayseri PPP Healthcare Project stormed to the top of the Bonds & Loans Awards Leader Boards in 5 categories. Neither project were amongst the leaders in any category after the first week of voting, however in a week YDA’s projects have emerged amongst the front-runners for a prize at this year’s Awards.
17 Aug 2015
Garanti, ISBank and YapiKredi are at the top of the Bonds & Loans Awards Turkey Leader Boards after the first week of online voting. All 3 banks are involved in 11 deals currently placed in the Top-3 position
7 Aug 2015
In July this year, we sat down with Jean-Patrick Marquet, Director, Turkey, at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), to discuss how Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are used to finance Turkish infrastructure projects. He reveals how they are structured and who is investing in PPPs.
5 Aug 2015
YDA Group won the tender to construct and operate Dalaman Airport International Terminal back in 2003. Since then they have decided to undertake projects on more of an international level including the Kazakhstan Aktau Airport Terminal. In the following interview, Chairman of YDA Group, Huseyin Arslan, explains why they chose to enter the Aviation sector and outlines why PPP contracts are…
24 Jul 2015
YDA Group have recently confirmed to take part as a Corporate Sponsor for our Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey conference in November. We sat down with Huseyin Arslan, Chairman of YDA Group, to speak to him about their pathfinding tender, the Kayseri Integrated Healthcare Project which is the first ever PPP project in the Turkish healthcare sector. In the following interview Huseyin explains why they…
6 Jul 2015
During our Bonds & Loans Africa event we caught up with Jonathan First, Head of Loan Syndications, Development Bank of Southern Africa. He explains how regulatory changes affecting commercial banks have resulted in a greater reliance on DFIs and IFIs for the funding of infrastructure projects and how DFIs and IFIs are brigning banks and investors into deals by taking first-loss risk.
5 Jun 2015
In this interview, Stefano Terranova, Head of Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory,GDF Suez discusses the regulatory changes and payment structures that need to be put in place to help fund power and infrastructure projects in Africa.
5 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