Editorial Blog

14 November 2014 - Banking bonanza

Multilateral infrastructure banks appear to be the new big thing Comments: 0Read more...

11 November 2014 - Aggregate score draw

The aggregator model has reached commercial close, but is it too late for PF2? Comments: 0Read more...

29 October 2014 - Stuck in the past

Eighty-five years to the day since the event that triggered the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression, the global economy is far from secure Comments: 0Read more...

29 September 2014 - Lacking inspiration

Party conference season has yet to shine any light on what a new government might do in infrastructure come next May Comments: 0Read more...

24 September 2014 - Water relief

The recent New Zealand election result spells good news for the PPP industry, with the water sector potentially the next to benefit Comments: 0Read more...

11 September 2014 - Indian summer

It’s been a long, dark winter for many in the UK PPP market, but as we head into autumn there are signs of progress at last Comments: 0Read more...

27 August 2014 - No education

A new report into what schools are doing with their capital budgets shows how little has been learned from the PFI experiment Comments: 0Read more...

22 August 2014 - Less talk, more action

Turkey’s presidential elections offer the foundations for the country to get some deals done Comments: 1Read more...

15 July 2014 - Scotland’s Big Question

Why a ‘no’ to independence in September could have untold consequences for the country’s infrastructure pipeline Comments: 0Read more...

1 July 2014 - Feeling the heat

The Philippines continues to tender ever-bigger PPP projects, but is it in danger of overheating the market? Comments: 0Read more...

19 June 2014 - A private argument

The political consensus on PF2 has been lost, but has anyone noticed? Comments: 0Read more...

3 June 2014 - A local health service?

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens’ call for less centralisation may be supported by many in the sector, but we’ve heard this talk before Comments: 0Read more...

27 May 2014 - We need to talk about EU

The infrastructure industry needs to respond to the recent European elections, or we will all see costs rising Comments: 0Read more...

20 May 2014 - Playing DARTs

The return of one of Ireland’s flagship projects of the boom years is the latest signal that the country is on the up once again Comments: 0Read more...

24 April 2014 - They still care

It is notable – and hugely positive for the infrastructure industry – that the two top Tories used a transport project to effectively launch their election battle Comments: 0Read more...

2 April 2014 - Left hand, meet right hand

The Budget’s proposed changes to pension funds appear to run completely counter to the government’s objective of increasing institutional investment in infrastructure Comments: 0Read more...

19 March 2014 - Distraction techniques

This year’s Budget sees the Chancellor complete his route from shiny new buildings to shiny new coins Comments: 0Read more...

24 February 2014 - Flowering Scotland

Whether or not the country gets independence this autumn, things are changing north of the border Comments: 0Read more...

4 February 2014 - A false hope?

The industry has long assumed ministers will want to push through a series of headline-grabbing social infrastructure initiatives, but that is looking increasingly unlikely Comments: 0Read more...

22 January 2014 - Saving struggles

The Treasury may want councils to make savings in PFI deals, but some transparency around the cost-cutting process would be helpful Comments: 0Read more...

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Banking bonanza

Multilateral infrastructure banks appear to be the new big thing

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 Hitachi 2700 mill
2 John Laing 2700 mill
3 Carillion 1545 mill
4 Balfour Beatty Plc 1109 mill
5 Itochu 1090 mill