Atlantic LNG nears market
Atlantic LNG has mandated banks led by ABN Amro to finance its Train 4 expansion project. This is likely to be the first large-scale LNG financing to close in the western hemisphere, and will enjoy a huge competitive advantage because of Trinidad's location close to the US...
Spanish deal flow and market innovation do not look set to slow. This despite the fact that foreign lenders and sponsors have yet to make their mark in a big way. By Sean Keating.
EBRD, IFC and 11 banks commit to BTC
The EBRD and IFC have both committed $125 million for the controversial $3.6 billion Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline with a further $125 million each for commercial syndicated. Eleven banks (total bank particpation 15, including arrangers) have also commi...
The deal to finance the construction of the Sohar refinery in Oman could be the most successful deal to come out of the Middle East this year. Ten banks (eight international and two regional) underwrote the 14-year $646 million commercial facility in June. And syndication, which was launched in Octo...