BEST INFRASTRUCTURE BANK: MEXICO

BEST INFRASTRUCTURE BANK: MEXICO

LatinFinance’s pick for best infrastructure bank in Mexico this year goes to Natixis for seeing three high impact deals through financial closure. For Macquarie Group’s Norte III, a combined-cycle gas plant, the Paris-based bank collaborated with SMBC as a co-lead arranger. Capital came from 10 different financial institutions, including Crédit Agricole Corporate, Bancomext and Export Development Corps of Canada, to name a few. SMBC and Natixis each contributed roughly $100 million towards a $716 million capital structure. The deal included a $675 million project finance loan and a $41 million letter of credit. Reaching financial closure at Norte III also involved the renegotiation of a po

Already have an account?

Free trial

Take a free two-week trial now for the latest news, data and market analysis.

Free Trial