Features

1 December 2017 - Still Hungry

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...

1 December 2017 - Crowd Funding

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...

1 December 2017 - The Trust Battle

Getting officials and the wider public on board with the concept of PPP is proving more and more difficult. Paul Jarvis explores how greater use of data can counter the negativity Read more...

1 December 2017 - Keeping it Local

Africa’s massive infrastructure gap is well-known. Tom Minney looks at how it might be bridged using local funds and institutional investment Read more...

1 November 2017 - New Train Set

The Hansford Review sought to put ‘contestability’ at the heart of Network Rail’s future. Paul Jarvis finds out what that means for private finance opportunities in the sector Read more...

1 November 2017 - Private Care

Investors across the globe are becoming increasingly interested in the social and environmental impacts of their investments. Marina Formoso looks at why this could be good news for the PPP market Read more...

1 November 2017 - The Test Series: The Debt Investors

In the final instalment of The Test Series, we bring together a group of debt investors to give their views on the global PPP market. Read more...

1 October 2017 - Over Cooked?

As the European Investment Bank revs up for the second wave of its investment programme, Marina Formoso takes a look at how the first round has affected the PPP market – and what lessons are to be learned Read more...

1 October 2017 - Emergency Brake

An initial pipeline of five hospitals in New South Wales has been whittled down to just one. Should the industry be concerned and is this the symptom of a wider trend in Australia, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 October 2017 - The Test Series: The Investors

We bring together a group of investors to give their views on the global PPP market. Read more...

22 September 2017 - Growing Expectation

Diego Andes Alonso, partner, Bullo Abogados Read more...

1 September 2017 - Let’s Go Round Again?

New PF2 projects are finally emerging and the Treasury is said to be fully behind the model. But is the market interested, and is there a lack of control at the heart of government, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2017 - The C Word

Cladding has been eyed with suspicion on every tower block in the country since the Grenfell fire. It’s far from a simple problem, and plenty of PFI projects will be affected, warns Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2017 - Unstructured

Turning rhetoric into reality remains the hardest thing for many African authorities, but getting the private sector to do it for them is also strewn with challenges, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2017 - The Test Series: The Financial Advisers

We bring together a group of financial advisers to give their views on the global PPP market. Read more...

1 July 2017 - Minority Report

If only Theresa May had had some foreknowledge of the election outcome, things would have been quite different. What now for infrastructure under minority rule? Read more...

1 July 2017 - New Dawn

France’s new president has insisted he is from neither the left nor the right. So what will his infrastructure policy look like, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 July 2017 - Study Notes

Student accommodation is booming in the UK, but creating an affordable offering in the heart of London was always going to be challenging. Paul Jarvis talks to UPP about how they did it Read more...

1 July 2017 - “Thank God We’re Not Larger”

Projects Malta is a small team with big ambitions, chairman William Wait tells Amanda Nicholls Read more...

1 July 2017 - Future Proof?

Rapid advancements in a range of technologies are set to cause disruptive change to the way infrastructure is used in the coming years. Marina Formoso considers the impact on the industry Read more...

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