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  • March 2005

    Astraeus wind farm project closes 24 March 2005

    The Eu225 million ($297 million) Astraeus wind farm project reached financial close on Tuesday. The debt will be syndicated, going out to market mid-April.

  • Banks bidding for Estlink sub cable mandate 24 March 2005

    Banks are bidding to arrange a Eu90 million nine year project finance deal for Estlink, a submarine power cable connecting Finland and the Baltic states.

  • BNDES finances sugar-fired expansion 24 March 2005

    Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) has approved a R100 million ($36.3 million) financing for Usina de Açúcar Santa Terezinha's Tapejara cogeneration plant. The plant, owned by Santa Terezinha, which controls four plants in the state of Parana and focuses on sugar and alcoho...

  • Premier Transmission acquisition complete 24 March 2005

    The acquisition of Premier Transmission by Northern Ireland Energy Holdings  closed on 18 March through 100% senior debt financing.

  • Cogentrix Delaware launches 23 March 2005

    Goldman Sachs has launched a $946 million financing for its Cogentrix subsidiary, through special purpose vehicle Cogentrix Delaware Holdings. The financing will be used to repay loans raised in February 2004 to fund Goldman Sachs' acquisition of the Cogentrix portfolio, as well as fund a new acquis...

  • BNP places Crockett Cogen 18 March 2005

    Energy Investors Funds, ArcLight and Delta Power have closed a $295 million private placement for the Crockett Cogeneration power plant. The debt, underwritten and placed by BNP Paribas, has a maturity of 20 years, and a 10.6-year average life. The deal priced at 140bp over the ten-year Treasury for...

  • Gladstone Power refi signing today 18 March 2005

    The A$167 million four year refinancing for Gladstone Power Station in Queensland, Australia signs today

  • JBIC sign first acquisition support loan for CBK buy-out 17 March 2005

    The $100 million JBIC guaranteed loan backing J-Power and Sumitomo's acquisition of the CBK Power concession in the Philippines has signed – the first use of JBIC's new subordinated holding company loan product.

  • Bulgaria's Maritza East 1 power station in progress 11 March 2005

    The Eu1 billion ($1.34 billion) lignite-fired power plant in Maritza, south-east Bulgaria is in due diligence and in the last stages of finalising the finance plan. Hermes, Coface and MIGA are all negotiating credit support provision, including extended political risk cover.

  • CLP Holdings to raise A$2bn-plus for Singapore Power Australia assets 11 March 2005

    CLP Holdings has confirmed the A$2.128 billion acquisition of Singapore Power's merchant energy and retail business in Australia. The Hong Kong-based electric power utility will fund the purchase though a combination of project finance and cash.

  • Flinders Power signed 11 March 2005

    The A$260million 12-year term facility for Flinders Power Finance was signed on 7 March via arrangers National Australia Bank and KBC Bank.

  • Lead arranger selected for UK Power station 11 March 2005

    Calyon has been appointed lead arranger for a £60 million ($115 million) wood-burning power station project - Wilton 10 - to be built in Teesside, Newcastle. Financial close is anticipated for the 31 March and the plant is due to operate by mid 2007.

  • Novera Energy's second wind energy move 11 March 2005

    Novera Energy and Scotland's Renewable Energy Development Group in a joint venture, will co-develop nine wind energy sites in Scotland and northern England: two on the Scottish border; two in the south west council area of the highlands; two in the Angus area; one in east Yorkshire; one in the centr...

  • Top Deer closes 09 March 2005

    Shell Renewables and Entergy closed the $76 million Top Deer financing on 8 March with three arrangers. The three – Calyon, HVB and WestLB – are likely to hold on to their commitments to the financing, a reflection of the tight bank economic and competition for the mandate. The seven-year deal is un...

  • Calpine pulls in $503m project debt for Mankato and Freeport power projects 04 March 2005

    Calpine has closed $503 million in project debt to fund construction of the 375MW Mankato Energy Center in Minnesota, and the 250MW Freeport Energy Center in Texas.

  • FPL National Wind closes 04 March 2005

    FPL Energy has closed a $465 million financing for its FPL Energy National Wind portfolio. The deal, underwritten and lead managed by Credit Suisse First Boston, consists of simultaneous issues of operating company (Opco) and holding company (holdco) bonds. This the second US wind portfolio to raise...

  • PDET closes 04 March 2005

    Marubeni and Mitsubishi have closed a $910 million financing for the PDET oil pipeline system in Brazil. The deal follows the tradition of Japanese trading company involvement in Brazil's oil and gas sector, but has not been without its hurdles. The project has been three years in the making and has...

  • Wambo Power mandates 04 March 2005

    ANZ, Calyon and Suncorp-Metway have been mandated for a A$310 million project finance facility to fund construction of the Wambo Power Braemar gas fired generation plant, expected to begin this month, in Australia. The 18 month construction loan will convert into a A$180 million 12 year term loan at...

  • Ras Laffan IWPP 2 signs PWPA agreements 02 March 2005

    Power and water purchase agreements (PWPA) for the Ras Laffan IWPP 2 project in Qatar are expected to be signed today. The Qatar General Electricity and Water company (Kahramaa) will offtake all output for 25 years.

  • Power 01 March 2005

    KGen pitches refinancing

  • Voghera close due end of March 01 March 2005

    The Eu242 million 20-year financing for the Voghera power plant is expected to close when construction is complete at the end of March. Documentation is currently working through.

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