Industry Report Card: Global Project Finance Oct 05

  • ID: 1787534
  • October 2005
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Alliance Pipeline L.P.
  • Cordova Funding Corp.
  • Drax Power Ltd.
  • Homer City Funding LLC
  • LoyVic Pty Ltd.
  • RMPA Services PLC
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Global project finance continues to be a relatively stable sector for investors. This is exhibited in the high percentage of investment-grade ratings and stable outlooks for project finance transactions. Of the 192 projects that Standard & Poor's Rating Services rates, 130 or 68% are rated in the investment-grade category and 80% have stable outlooks. Of the 30 ratings that do not have a stable outlook, there are 18 projects with a negative outlook and the ratings on two projects are on CreditWatch with negative implications. There are 10 projects with a positive outlook, and there are no projects with ratings on CreditWatch with positive implications. The primary reason for this continued negative trend for the rating outlooks on project finance...

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- Massachusetts Development Finance Agency
- Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation
- Central Valley Financing Authority
- Covanta Energy LLC
- Midland Cogeneration Venture L.P.
- The AES Corp.
- Deer Park Refining L.P.
- Calpine Corp.
- Colowyo Coal Funding Corp.
- Sacramento Cogeneration Authority
- Oleoducto Central, S.A. (OCENSA)
- Excel Paralubes Funding Corp.
- LS Power Funding Corp.
- Salton Sea Funding Corp.
- NRG Energy Inc.
- Kern River Funding Corp.
- Kern River Gas Transmission Co.
- Road Management Consolidated PLC
- Edison Mission Energy Funding Corp.
- Orange Cogen Funding Corp.
- Autolink Concessionaires (M6) PLC
- Quezon Power (Philippines) Ltd. Co.
- Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Partners L.P.
- Express Pipeline System
- Express Pipeline Partnership
- New Brunswick (F-M) Project Co. Inc.
- LoyVic Pty Ltd.
- Harper Lake Solar Funding Corp.
- CE Generation LLC
- Homer City Funding LLC
- Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline L.P.
- Alliance Pipeline L.P.
- Cordova Funding Corp.
- Tenaska Georgia Partners L.P.
- Red Oak Power LLC
- Integrated Accommodation Services PLC
- Midwest Generation LLC
- International Power PLC
- Autopista Tijuana Mexicali S.A. de C.V.
- Rowville Transmission Facility Pty Ltd.
- Oleoducto de Crudos Pesados
- FirstLight Hydro Generating Co.
- Elwood Energy LLC
- Southern Power Co.
- Transurban Finance Co. Pty Ltd.
- Utility Contract Funding LLC
- The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited
- Metropolitan Biosolids Management LLC
- Metronet Rail SSL Finance PLC
- The Coventry & Rugby Hospital Co. PLC
- Exchequer Partnership (No. 2) PLC
- Autopista Veracruz Cardel
- Green Country Energy LLC
- FPL Energy American Wind LLC
- Colver Power Project
- Itapebi Geracao de Energia S.A.
- Calpine Construction Finance Co. L.P.
- Tenaska Alabama II Partners L.P.
- Octagon Healthcare Funding PLC
- Sociedad Concesionaria Costanera Norte S.A.
- Catalyst Healthcare (Romford) Financing PLC
- FPL Energy Wind Funding LLC
- CountyRoute (A130) PLC
- Sociedad Concesionaria Autopista Central S.A.
- RMPA Services PLC
- Calpine Generating Co. LLC
- Drax Power Ltd.
- Tenaska Virginia Partners L.P.
- DTE Energy Center LLC
- Sociedad Concesionaria Vespucio Norte Express S.A.
- Lombard Pub Facs Corp.
- Carretera Viaducto La Venta-Punta Diamante
- Texas Genco LLC
- DBNGP Trust
- DBNGP Finance Co. Pty Ltd.
- Kiowa Power Partners LLC
- Catalyst Healthcare (Manchester) Financing PLC
- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc.
- Autopista Monterrey-Cadereyta

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