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Collingwood joins Finverity

Finverity, the mid-market supply chain finance platform with a focus on emerging markets, has made Alex Collingwood head of corporate sales and origination

EBRD supports Kazakh infra upgrade

Atyrau in western Kazakhstan will benefit from significant environmental benefits thanks to an upgrade of the wastewater treatment facilities at the Atyrau oil refinery

KEXIM's positive rating from Fitch

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the AA- long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM). The outlook is stable

Three more projects for RMIPPP

South Africa’s Department for Energy has announced the $1 billion addition of three more projects to the list of eight already procured under the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme

Trading tech JV sealed

Two firms have partnered to establish a digital asset brokerage and exchange platform for institutional and corporate clients in the UK and Europe

EBRD & GCF join forces with $1bn plan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) are strengthening their cooperation by launching the new $1.01 billion “High impact programme for the corporate sector”.

Uzbekistan awards 457MW solar

The Ministry of Energy announced today (2 June 2021) that it has selected Masdar as the developer of an Asian Development Bank (ADB)-backed solar PV plant in southern Uzbekistan

IFC promotes new VP of Cross-Cutting Solutions

The IFC has promoted Emmanuel Nyirinkindi to vice president of its Cross-Cutting Solutions where he will oversee cross cutting services globally including energy and infra PPPs

Hamburg hydrogen project shortlisted for EU funding

The developers of a 100MW green hydrogen project in Hamburg, Germany, are progressing with efforts to obtain EU funding to build an electrolyser at the Hamburg-Moorburg power plant.

TF platform fundraise success

ING-backed software company Komgo has raised CHF26 million (€23.7m) in its third funding round from a consortium of investors including ING Ventures

Report launched on AI and blockchain

The European Investment Bank and European Commission have published a new study on the state of play in artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies in the European Union

Hoa Phat acquires Australia mine

Vietnamese steel company Hoa Phat Group has taken over the Roper Valley iron ore mine project in Australia for an undisclosed amount.

Indonesia developing integrated port PPP

The government of Indonesia has revealed details about the proposed Rp5 trillion ($350 million) Ambon new port PPP in Maluku.

Auction notice for Brazil sanitation P3

The State of Amapá in Brazil, today (28 May) published a tender for the auction of water and sewage services in 16 municipalities currently managed by the Amapá Water and Sewage Company (Caesa).

AfDB signs loan for Malagarasi hydropower project

The AfDB has signed with the government of Tanzania a $140 million debt package for the $144.14 million, 50MW Malagarasi hydropower project in western Tanzania

Ethiopia mulls second telecom licence

The ECA will decide upon a new tender for a second telecom licence “in the coming months”, a source close to the process told IJGlobal

BOAD approves new infra loans

The BOAD has approved of $177 million of new loans for several infrastructure projects across the West African region