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Deals of the Year Asia-Pacific 2005

  • Asia Acquisition Financing Deal of the Year 2005

    The acquisition of the 792MW CBK hydropower plant by Japan's J-Power and Sumitomo Corp for $250 million continues a history of innovation associated with the project. The latest CBK financing brings a new debt instrument to the market – an ECA version of mezzanine debt. [more]

  • Asia Mining Deal of the Year 2005

    Closed on 26 August 2005, Lihir Gold's $266 million refinancing is the first loan of gold to an Australian borrower since 1999. It also gives Lihir the chance to achieve its two principal financial objectives – project financing for its mine and a restructuring of its hedge-book, all while making fr... [more]

  • Asia Oil & Gas Deal of the Year 2005

    The Horizon Terminal project is notable in two respects: it is the first terminalling facility in Asia to be funded through a project financing, and the deal was completed in record time. The total project cost is estimated at S$343 million ($207 million). The financing takes the form of a simple S$... [more]

  • Asia Petrochemicals Deal of the Year 2005

    Titan Chemicals is the case study in how to structure and market petrochemicals debt. Two refinancings and an IPO in one year have lowered Titan Chemicals' cost of funding by 140bp-plus on the first refinancing alone – and all against a backdrop of scepticism over how long the uptick in the petroche... [more]

  • Asia Power Deal of the Year 2005

    The $1.582 billion 1070MW Nam Theun 2 hydropower project in Lao PDR is as big as it is complex. The largest private sector hydropower project to date; the largest ever cross-border power project in Asia; the largest internationally financed power project in Asia since the Asian crisis; the longest t... [more]

  • Asia PPP Deal of the Year 2005

    India's first public-private-partnership (PPP) greenfield airport financing, the Rs14.12 billion ($325 million) 30-year Bangalore International Airport concession, has set the template for future airport projects in India – notably the Bombay and Delhi expansion projects. [more]

  • Asia Project Bond Deal of the Year 2005

    The RM6.1 billion ($1.6 billion) Jimah Energy Ventures (JEV) financing illustrated the enterprise of Malaysia's capital markets in project finance and lender confidence in IPP projects. The 1400MW coal-fired power plant achieved an astonishing debt-equity split of 96:4 by securitising the equity upf... [more]

  • Asia Renewables Deal of the Year 2005

    The Eu67 million financing for Infra-Vest's Taiwanese projects provides a template for the cross-border financing of wind assets in emerging markets. It uses an innovative funding mechanism that allows Hermes to cover a non-OECD currency obligation for what is the island's first commercial-scale win... [more]

  • Asia-Pacific Leisure Deal of the Year 2005

    That Macanese gaming operations are the fizziest of investment prospects is rarely now disputed. From the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, to US developers, to hedge fund buyers of casino debt, interest in the sector is high. Wynn Macau, while still at least seven months from opening, is a relatively old h... [more]

  • Asia-Pacific Transport Deal of the Year 2005

    The W1.45 trillion ($1.4 billion) Incheon Bridge deal may mark the beginning of the end of the clubby and lucrative world of Korean PPI. It marks the first time that an outside strategic developer, rather than a financial institution or domestic chaebol, has taken the lead in pursuing a large Privat... [more]

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