Features

1 December 2016 - Auto Pilot

Countries across Africa are starting to bring forward PPP pilot projects, backed by substantial infrastructure plans. But have they learnt the lessons of previous stalled ambitions, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 December 2016 - When, Not If

The Financing Irish Infrastructure 2016 conference in Dublin highlighted a significant project pipeline emerging, as Irish authorities ramp-up capital expenditure with a sense of urgency. David Keniry reports Read more...

1 December 2016 - Survival of the Fittest

University accommodation in the UK has remained a safe bet for investors over recent years. Paul Jarvis reports on what impact Brexit, new legislation and an increasingly tech-savvy clientele will have on the market Read more...

1 December 2016 - Standard Bearer

Having already established itself as one of the most mature PPP markets across Europe, the Netherlands is continuing to go from strength to strength. Dan Colombini examines the secret of the country’s success Read more...

1 November 2016 - Northern Star

Some feared the Northern Powerhouse would wither when George Osborne left the Treasury. The signs are that the concept is far from over – and is much more than about improving transport links, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 November 2016 - What is Transport for the North

Iain Craven, Executive Director at EY Corporate Finance, is currently on secondment to Transport for the North (TfN) as interim finance director. He explains what the agency is looking to achieve Read more...

1 November 2016 - The Great Walls in China

With huge ambitions for its programme and a raft of municipally-led deals coming to market, is the Chinese PPP market too good to be true asks Amanda Nicholls Read more...

1 November 2016 - A Clear Picture

In September, the long-awaited guidance on the interpretation of the ESA10 accounting rules was published. It’s been good news for some, but balance treatment issues have not been banished for good, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 October 2016 - A New Chapter

Even though the recent Australian elections saw the same party returned to power, there is plenty of change afoot in the country’s PPP industry, Paul Jarvis reports Read more...

1 October 2016 - Opportunity Lost

Renewable energy has long been the great hope to wean the world off its oil addiction. Marina Formoso reports on why renewables PPPs have so far been a missed opportunity for mature economies Read more...

1 October 2016 - Win, Lose, or Drawer

It was once often said that a successful PFI project was one where the contract could stay in the bottom drawer, but in an age of increasing budgetary pressures, knowing your contract inside out is a key requirement. Paul Jarvis investigates Read more...

1 October 2016 - Countrywatch – Germany

Despite a massive new federal transportation plan, the municipalities look set to drive PPP dealflow. Dan Colombini reports on the opportunities and issues affecting one of Europe’s key destinations Read more...

15 September 2016 - The great British balancing act

Andrew Dumbleton, head of Infrastructure Advisory - BDO Read more...

1 September 2016 - Back to the Future

Could Britain’s decision to leave the EU force the government’s hand and increase devolution to cities and the regions, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2016 - Euro Talk

In the aftermath of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, investors, politicians and others in the UK appeared to be in panic mode. As things have since started to calm down, Marina Formoso asks how those in other European countries are viewing the fallout of Brexit Read more...

1 September 2016 - Educating Africa

Education is vital for emerging markets when it comes to PPPs, and there are signs that some parts of sub-Saharan Africa are getting that message, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2016 - Country Watch – New Zealand

With a solid pipeline of deals in the bag and new prospects on the horizon, the New Zealand market is going from strength to strength, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

11 July 2016 - Brexit Special: “The Only Certainty is Uncertainty”

June’s referendum has thrown UK plc into turmoil. Amanda Nicholls reports on what Brexit means for the infrastructure industry Read more...

11 July 2016 - Units of Measurement

As infrastructure units proliferate across the globe, Paul Jarvis explores how they can best be utilised to ensure bankable projects emerge Read more...

11 July 2016 - Back to Basics

The growing interest in PPP in the Middle East is unavoidable, but patience is needed with a public sector that remains uncertain of what the model means, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

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A busy body

The National Infrastructure Commission has plenty to do in 2017. What did we learn from a conversation with its chair, Lord Adonis?

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.