Editorial Blog

13 March 2015 - Busy times

Three deals reaching financial close in two days would have been remarkable in the boom times. But what does it say about today’s market? Comments: 0Read more...

6 February 2015 - Clarity at last?

Lord Adonis’s willingness to use private finance offers the potential of a coherent infrastructure financing policy after the election Comments: 1Read more...

6 January 2015 - Silly season begins

Recent claims and counterclaims over the Green Investment Bank look likely to be the first salvo in a long election battle, in which infrastructure is set to be in the firing line Comments: 0Read more...

15 December 2014 - What Would Ed Do?

A recent comment on a young people’s forum has raised further questions over how a Labour government might use private finance in infrastructure projects Comments: 0Read more...

4 December 2014 - A maturing plan

This year’s Autumn Statement has been met with the usual industry scepticism, but may yet offer some positives. But has PF2 become the coalition’s in-joke? Comments: 0Read more...

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...

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Busy times

Three deals reaching financial close in two days would have been remarkable in the boom times. But what does it say about today’s market?

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 Mott MacDonald 3060.7 mill
2 Halcrow Group 2700 mill
3 AMEC 800 mill
4 Ramboll 450 mill
5 MAMG 274 mill