Editorial Blog

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...

31 May 2013 - Inching towards Plan B

Rumours of an infrastructure splurge in the upcoming spending review hint at a change of approach by the government Comments: 0Read more...

23 May 2013 - When it rains, it pours

Australia’s recent federal Budget announcements placed infrastructure high on its hit list, but is the timeframe for projects merely a political stunt asks Aaron Weinman Comments: 0Read more...

16 May 2013 - Keeping up appearances

The curtailed private finance portion of Priority Schools is the latest blow to PF2, but the Treasury hasn’t given up on it just yet Comments: 0Read more...

29 April 2013 - The open door

Government is apparently desperate to hear innovative solutions to the financing problems, but the firms are hardly trampling over each other to bend ministers’ ears Comments: 0Read more...

15 April 2013 - A game of patience

Qatar’s infrastructure is already preparing for the FIFA 2022 World Cup creating potential for PPPs. But is the oil-rich state ready for such a transparent partnership, Aaron Weinman asks Comments: 0Read more...

10 April 2013 - Exit strategies

As we await the next announcement on PF2, the number who will be listening with interest is dwindling Comments: 0Read more...

2 April 2013 - Can we have the bill please?

As state P3 bills continue to pop up across the US, the country is acquiring the fundamentals to join the top table of the global P3 market, says Dan Colombini Comments: 0Read more...

25 March 2013 - Opening the coffers

While the UK’s Budget has seemingly turned its back on private finance, Canada looks to continue its march as a market leader in P3s, says Aaron Weinman Comments: 0Read more...

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Lacking inspiration

Party conference season has yet to shine any light on what a new government might do in infrastructure come next May

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 European Investment Bank 4052 mill
2 Credit Agricole 3990 mill
3 Mizuho Bank 3540 mill
4 Lloyds Banking Group 3150 mill
5 HSBC 3017 mill