Borrower Strategies

  • Cox's LatAm subsidiary goes public

    Jul 09, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Cox Energy America, a subsidiary of Spanish renewable energy developer Cox Energy, has debuted on Mexico’s Bolsa Institucional de Valores stock market.
  • Colombia's EPM preps bond issuance

    Jul 07, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombian utility Empresa Pública de Medellín is preparing a dollar-denominated corporate bond issuance – its first in 2020 and its sixth in international markets.
  • Enel increases stake in Chilean subsidiary

    Jul 07, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Italy's Enel has increased its stake in Chilean subsidiary Enel Chile by 3% as part of an effort to buy out minority shareholders in its South American businesses.
  • Peruvian gas pipeline company lines up financing

    Jun 30, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Gas Natural de Lima y Callao, also known as Cálidda, is working on an up-to-$100 million loan to fund the expansion of its gas distribution system in Lima and Peru's constitutional province of Callao.
  • Details emerge on Northland’s EBSA financing

    Jun 29, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Details have emerged on the non-recourse holdco debt package arranged by Northland Power to finance its acquisition of Colombian distribution utility Empresa de Energía de Boyacá.
  • Northland arranges holdco financing for Colombian utility

    Jun 25, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Canada's Northland Power has signed an agreement for a C$465 million ($340.7 million) non-recourse holdco debt package to finance its acquisition of Colombian distribution utility Empresa de Energía de Boyacá (EBSA).
  • PG&E prices high yield bonds, term loan B

    Jun 23, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Pacific Gas & Electric priced two tranches of high yield bonds and a term loan B last week, capping the initial financing for its exit from Chapter 11
  • PG&E raises almost $9 billion with FMB offering

    Jun 16, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Pacific Gas & Electric priced part of its huge bankruptcy exit financing package on June 16, raising $8.925 billion in investment grade debt just days after receiving court approval for the transaction.
  • Fuel cell developer tops up debt

    Jun 16, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    FuelCell Energy has obtained a $35 million three-month loan from existing lender Orion Energy Partners to ease the company's liquidity issues in light of the Covid-19 crisis.
  • Cox Energy looks to list Americas sub in Mexico

    Jun 05, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Spanish renewable energy developer Cox Energy has begun the regulatory process to list its Cox Energy Americas subsidiary on Mexico's Bolsa Institucional de Valores stock market.
  • Pacific Hydro pursues corporate refi

    Jun 03, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Pacific Hydro, a renewable energy company with assets in Australia, Chile and Brazil, is looking to refinance corporate debt with a roughly $400 million loan.
  • PG&E restructuring gets regulatory nod

    May 29, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    The California Public Utilities Commission has approved the Chapter 11 restructuring of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
  • Judge confirms Longview prepack deal

    May 28, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Judge Brendan Shannon of the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has issued an order confirming the prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization of the 700 MW Longview Power coal-fired project in West Virginia.
  • IDB backs up Enel's distribution network in Chile

    May 26, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Enel Green Power's distribution subsidiary in Chile, Enel Distribución, is negotiating a debt package with IDB Invest to ease its Covid-19-related liquidity problems.
  • Talen prices high yield offering

    May 20, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    North American independent power producer Talen Energy Supply has priced an eight year high yield bond to refinance existing debt.
  • Clearway reopens high yield bond

    May 19, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Clearway Energy Group has priced a tap of a series of high yield green bonds that mature in 2028.
  • AES prices senior secured bond

    May 17, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    AES Corp has priced a $1.6 billion dual-tranche senior secured bond offering to refinance existing unsecured debt.
  • AES launches senior secured bond

    May 15, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    AES Corp has launched a first lien senior secured bond offering to refinance existing unsecured debt.
  • AES lays groundwork for senior secured bond

    May 12, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    AES Corp is preparing to meet fixed-income investors ahead of a potential senior secured bond offering.
  • Avangrid closes green bond

    Apr 14, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Avangrid has closed its third green bond—a $750 million, five-year senior unsecured offering.
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