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21 January 2022
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Power

NIB finances Lyse electricity grid upgrade in Norway

The NIB has signed a €99.32 million (NOK 1 billion, $112.6 million) loan with Norwegian energy, telecommunications and power grid company Lyse AS to finance an...

21 January 2022
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Market moves

EBRD appoints new Chief Compliance Officer

Bernd Traxler has been appointed Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer, at the EBRD. He will start his new role on February 15 and succeeds Lisa Rosen, who left the...

21 January 2022

Keppel Data Centre Fund II reaches $1.1bn close

KEPPEL Data Centre Fund II, managed by Alpha Investment Partners, has reached final close with $1.1 billion of total commitments. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank...

21 January 2022

JICA, IADB to finance Dominican Republic LED street lights project

JICA will provide an ODA loan of up to JPY3,888 million for the Energy Efficiency Program in the Dominican Republic. The IADB will co-finance the project, which aims to...

21 January 2022
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Renewables

NIB launches inaugural DKK2bn Environmental Bond

The NIB has launched an eight-year DKK2 billion Environmental Bond. The transaction is NIB’s first ever green bond denominated in Danish kroner, making it the 8th...

21 January 2022
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Impact Investment

Summa Equity raises largest European impact fund so far

Summa Equity has announced the closing of its third fund, with investor commitments of approximately €2.3 billion. The Fund was closed in record time and was...

21 January 2022
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Renewables

Proparco makes $25m GreenYellow investment

Proparco is making a $25 million investment to contribute to the development of small scale, decentralized solar plants for commercial and industrial clients in Thailand,...

21 January 2022

AIIB invests in data centre development to serve emerging Asia

The AIIB has committed $150 million to invest in the development of data centers that mostly serve emerging Asia through the Keppel Data Centre Fund II, a closed-end...

21 January 2022

EIB Group and Banco BPM support Italian SMEs

The EIB Group has join forces to support the working capital requirements and investments of Italian SMEs hit by the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. This is the...

21 January 2022
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Covid-19, Healthcare

South Africa’s Covid-19 response gets a $750m boost

The World Bank Group has approved South Africa’s request for a $750 million development policy loan (DPL). This loan will support the South African government's...

20 January 2022
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Impact Investment

Vanguard to expand ESG line-up with Positive Impact Stock Fund

Vanguard has filed an initial registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to introduce Vanguard Baillie Gifford Global Positive Impact Stock...

20 January 2022
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Water

IADB finances project to improve storm drainage in Peru

The IADB has agreed a $74 million loan for a project to improve and enhance the storm drainage service provided to more than 30,000 homes in the districts of Puerto...

20 January 2022
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Power

IFC partners with PNG Power on PPP project

The IFC is working with PNG Power Limited (PPL) to structure a public-private partnership that will invest, upgrade, maintain and operate new solar generation sources at...

20 January 2022
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Education

World Bank helps improve public education in Uruguay

The World Bank has approved a project to improve public education in Uruguay, which will benefit some 665,000 students, 50,000 teachers and 3,800 directors of public...

20 January 2022
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Major projects, Renewables

Proparco agrees energy investment financing with AKLease

AKLease is receiving a $35 million loan from Proparco to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy investments. The agreement, which will also plays an important...

20 January 2022
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Water

OPEC Fund, IsDB support sustainable rural development in Uzbekistan

The OPEC Fund is providing a $75 million loan to enhance living standards of the rural population in Uzbekistan through access to quality infrastructure and service...

20 January 2022
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Covid-19, Healthcare

EIB makes €300m available for African vaccine doses through COVAX

The EIB is to make an extra €300 million ($340.6 million) available to enable African countries to access additional coronavirus vaccine doses through COVAX, the...

20 January 2022

World Bank prices a NOK1bn sustainable development bond

The World Bank has priced a NOK1 billion seven-year floating rate Sustainable Development Bond. This is the longest floating rate benchmark printed in NOK for an SSA...

19 January 2022

UniCredit and EIB Group sign SME financing deal

UniCredit and EIB Group have signed a new deal to provide financing to Italian SMEs and mid-caps. The operation is supported by the European Fund for Strategic...

19 January 2022
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Renewables

FMO, EBRD boost Turkish renewable energy sector

The EBRD and FMO are providing an $80 million loan to Borusan EnBW Enerji to boost the renewables energy sector in Turkey. Under EBRD’s syndication program, FMO...