Category: Infrastructure Finance

A mechanism for change – Siemens Financial Services (SFS) profiled in Infrastructure Journal

Following the publication of Siemens Financial Services’ whitepaper ‘Making the Difference: Why the changing landscape is creating an expanded role for captive financing institutions’, CEO Roland Chalons-Browne was profiled in Infrastructure Journal. In the article, he discusses the major changes taking place in today’s project and equipment supply financing landscape, and explains SFS’s expanded role …

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Siemens Financial Services (SFS) looks at changing role of captives in new white paper ‘Making the Difference’

Current volatilities in the financial markets are having a deep and lasting impact on the funding environment for companies, as proposed regulations are likely to lead to banking constraints, reducing the supply of long-term debt. In light of these trends, Moorgate interviewed nine executives from Siemens Financial Services (SFS) and helped SFS put together a …

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Michael Wilkins discusses the rise of "shadow banking" in Infrastructure in GT News

The shadow banking sector is becoming an increasingly important source of finance for construction group treasurers and infrastructure projects worldwide, although potential investors are cautious due to a lack of historical performance data and their limited understanding of construction risk. This article reviews how the infrastructure sector has a growing reliance on shadow banking and …

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News announcement for Natixis infra debt distribution deal with Ageas

Following the signing of Natixis’ joint venture agreement with Ageas – a deal that sees the insurance company agree to invest in all future infrastructure loans arranged by Natixis – we ensured the news was carried by all the relevant specialist infrastructure and project finance publications in the UK. News coverage resulted in Infrastructure Journal, …

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Siemens Financial Services (SFS) heralds modern financing for modern cities, in a commentary for InfraNews

By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas. As relentless urbanisation increases the pressure placed on infrastructure, there is an acute need for innovative infrastructure financing. In this commentary for InfraNews, Johannes Schmidt – Siemens Financial Servcies’ CEO of Project and Structured Finance, Infrastructure & Cities and Industry – discusses the …

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Siemens Financial Services (SFS) on the changing world of infrastructure finance

Infrastructure finance has undergone a number of changes in recent years, the most noticeable being the rise of public-private partnerships and variant funding models. But as the world’s population becomes increasingly urbanised and the pressure on urban infrastructure continues to grow, there is a clear opportunity for private sector financiers to increase their involvement – …

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Natixis thought leadership on UK roads infrastructure

The government wants to encourage private sector funds into under-resourced UK road infrastructure. But how best to attract the levels of investment required from pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors? In a thought-piece published in Infrastructure Journal, Ashley Blows, Global Head of Infrastructure in the Project Finance group at Natixis, describes the …

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