17 articles about "Natixis"
A newly announced growth plan looks like the latest step in a carefully crafted process to prepare Saur for sale. Ian Elkins asks whether it will remain in French hands.
The financial package supporting ACWA Power’s Shoaiba 3 desalination expansion sets a benchmark for the Kingdom’s massive water PPP ambitions. A new strategy and a surge in interest from Korean investors adds an intriguing twist to the deal.
GWI presents the list of companies and projects which have been shortlisted for this year’s Global Water Aw
* The 160,000m³/d Muharraq wastewater BOT officially reached financial close on 14 September.
As the Middle East’s first water BOT since the Arab Spring nears financial close, the loan pricing has become a key issue. What is clear is that the project would have been impossible without government-backed credit support.
Abu Dhabi’s national energy company, TAQA, saw income from its power and water division rise 13% to AED1.7 billion ($453 million) year-on-year in the first quarter of 2011.
* Singapore’s Public Utilities Board has appointed Hyflux preferred bidder for the 318,500m³/d Tuas II desalination plant, although what it is proposing to build is much more of a power plant than a water plant (see Analysis opposite and stories pp28-29).
Suez Environnement priced a €500 million 12-year bond into €2.3 billion of demand on 15 June.
The sponsors’ refusal to budge on the cost of the Shuweihat 2 financing package proved prescient. A tightening in the wider market even drew in a few last-minute subscribers.
The deadline for refinancing the bridge facility to fund the Shuweihat 2 IWPP is fast approaching. Two of the original banks have pulled out of the deal.