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Default dispute hits Manc health PFI ratings

Ratings agency Moody’s has changed its outlook on the bonds underpinning the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s PFI deal to negative amid a dispute over whether an event of default has been triggered.Read more

In Depth

PPP Awards 2017

8 January 2018 - Sydney’s Shangri-La hotel played host to the inaugural PPP Awards, celebrating the best projects and teams working in the sector across the Asia-Pacific region Read more...

Capacity Building

8 January 2018 - The roundtable session preceding the inaugural PPP Awards in Sydney highlighted that very different markets across very different jurisdictions share one concern: market capacity. Amanda Nicholls reports Read more...

Joined Up Value

8 January 2018 - Land value capture continues to be the global buzzword for infrastructure development. Paul Jarvis discovers that with careful planning and joined-up thinking, the concept could deliver a housebuilding boom Read more...

Land of Promise

8 January 2018 - Significant increases in population, combined with a government willing to embrace private investment, gave a feeling of positivity to the fifth annual Financing Irish Infrastructure conference – even if it was still awaiting the 10-year Capital Plan. Pau Read more...

Still Hungry

1 December 2017 - The market for PPP investment in the UK and Europe may be dwindling, but appetite from the private sector remains there – despite recent difficulties. Marina Formoso reports on what the industry is doing to get infrastructure built Read more...

Crowd Funding

1 December 2017 - Investors are often suspicious of multilateral development banks crowding them out. Paul Jarvis investigates why the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank might be different Read more...

Latest News

Unite Group launches fundraising

21 February 2018 - University accommodation specialist Unite Group has announced its intention to place 22.2 million shares to finance two new projects.Read more...

Bam PPP profits slide

21 February 2018 - Bam PPP has reassured investors that its PPP portfolio remains “strong” amid “promising opportunities” in most of its operating markets, despite a drop in full-year profit.Read more...

Lagan Construction firms to enter administration

21 February 2018 - Subsidiaries of Lagan Construction are to enter administration, with hundreds of jobs at risk.Read more...

ONS to probe Carillion collapse

21 February 2018 - The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced it is to investigate the impact of the liquidation of support services giant Carillion.Read more...

Stevenage chooses regen partner

20 February 2018 - Stevenage Borough Council has chosen a partner that will help bring £350m of private investment into its city centre as part of a major regeneration plan.Read more...

Scotland to review transport infra

20 February 2018 - The Scottish government is to undertake a review of potential transport investments this year.Read more...

Investor considered suing Carillion

19 February 2018 - Carillion investors “fleeing for the hills”; annual reports “worthless”; investors were concerned over lack of changeRead more...

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Fáilte Project Ireland 2040

The industry has welcomed (Fáilte) the ambition of the Irish government’s National Development Plan, albeit with a healthy degree of scepticism as to its implementation

Relaunch of websites - February 2018