Editorial Blog

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...

23 December 2013 - A whole lotta change

India, like several Asian states, is busy revamping its PPP legislation to entice investors. But is there a danger of sacrificing stability in pursuit of the perfect law, asks Paul Jarvis Comments: 0Read more...

10 December 2013 - Time for action

After suffering the devastation of the typhoon that tore its way through the country, the Philippines is battling to pick up the pieces, reports Dan Colombini Comments: 0Read more...

4 December 2013 - Infrastructure Day

The National Infrastructure Plan is in danger of becoming just another political tool Comments: 0Read more...

20 November 2013 - Secondary success

The secondary market is showing no sign of slowing down, as the recent spate of funds trading hands demonstrates Comments: 0Read more...

15 October 2013 - Nordic awakening

The arrival of a new prime minister in Norway offers a second chance for the country’s dormant PPP model, says James Kenny Comments: 0Read more...

2 October 2013 - The waning lustre of infrastructure

Once at the top of all parties’ agendas, the latest conference season suggests infrastructure is slipping down the priorities list Comments: 0Read more...

25 September 2013 - The long and the short of it

After all the talk of long-term infrastructure decisions, the Labour Party conference has raised questions of such commitments Comments: 0Read more...

5 September 2013 - A solution in the making

The current media hype surrounding a crisis in primary school places could offer the government an opportunity to launch a new building programme Comments: 0Read more...

29 August 2013 - Delays expected

The Philippines’ PPP schedule seems to have hit the skids. Several of its big ticket infrastructure projects have been hit with delays of late. Aaron Weinman investigates. Comments: 0Read more...

23 August 2013 - Still unsure

After more than three years of coalition government, there still seems to be a complete lack of strategy when it comes to funding new infrastructure Comments: 0Read more...

9 August 2013 - Money wasters

Industry experts are warning that the government will miss its 2020 landfill diversion targets. But we’ve heard it all before Comments: 0Read more...

15 July 2013 - Arab summer

Revolution 2.0 has hit Egypt, and Aaron Weinman ponders whether political instability will hinder the progress it’s made in infrastructure projects over the last 18 months. Comments: 0Read more...

8 July 2013 - What’s in a name?

The link in PF2’s name to its ‘discredited’ predecessor may prove the most difficult hurdle to its success Comments: 0Read more...

28 June 2013 - Anger management

Widespread demonstrations have put Brazil's political landscape under fire. With disgruntled citizens making themselves heard, what will become of Brazil's impressive PPP pipeline, asks Dan Colombini. Comments: 0Read more...

26 June 2013 - Time to deliver

Confidence in government announcements on infrastructure is at an all-time low. It’s time to see rhetoric turn into reality Comments: 0Read more...

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Busy times

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League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 PwC 2730 mill
2 Grant Thornton 900 mill
3 Jones Lang LaSalle 800 mill
4 KPMG 249 mill
5 Ernst & Young 197 mill