Asia Infrastructure Awards 2018 - Best Deals by Country

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Asia Infrastructure Awards 2018

Country deal awards (North Asia)

China
Telecom deal of the year
Guangzhou Wan Guo Yun Lan Data Technology Company
644 million yuan project financing
Sponsor:
GDS Holdings
Structuring banks and mandated lead arrangers:
DBS, Standard Chartered
The facility was used for the development of a new data centre based in Shenzhen, China
Transport deal of the year
China Eastern Airlines and Delta Air Lines acquisition of
10% stake each in Air France-KLM
Sole financial adviser:
HSBC
The deal is the first of its kind to link three airlines in Asia, Europe and North America through equity investment, and the first overseas investment for China Eastern. It is also the first China outbound investment into a foreign flag carrier
Hong Kong
Power deal of the year
Castle Peak Power Company
HK$5.733 billion ECA-supported term loan facility
Sponsors:
CLP Power Company, China Southern Power Grid International (HK) Company
Mandated lead arrangers:
ANZ, Credit Agricole CIB, HSBC, Mizuho Bank, Standard Chartered
ECA:
Euler Hermes
In a rare type of transaction in Hong Kong, the facility, consisting of HK$4.30 billion commercial loan and HK$1.433 billion ECA facility, ensures full funding for the development of a new 550MW combined cycle gas turbine project
Japan
Renewable energy deal of the year
Buzen New Energy Biomass IPP
27 billion yen facility
Sponsors:
eREX Company, Kyuden Mirai Energy Company, Kyudenko Corporation
Mandated lead arrangers:
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The first ever project finance in Japan arranged by Japanese megabank for the largest class 100% biomass-fired power project
Power deal of the year
Fukushima Gas-fired power plant
240 billion yen facility
Sponsors:
Hokkaido Electric Power Company, Japan Petroleum Exploration Company,
Mitsui & Company, Osaka Gas Company, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company
Mandated lead arrangers:
Development Bank of Japan, Mizuho Bank, MUFG Bank,
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The plant, which will use natural gas for fuel in view of lower environmental burden, will make contributions to the stable supply of electricity at lower costs and with environmental consideration
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