Features

1 February 2015 - A Problem That Doesn’t Exist?

Are public sector financial products examples of misguided political intervention, or pragmatic solutions to a continuing threat, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 February 2015 - Growing Pains

A mixture of reduced government funding and an increasing perception of universities as businesses has made them a fertile ground for PPP investment around the world, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 February 2015 - Out of the Ashes

Ireland’s government has put PPPs at the heart of its plans for economic recovery. The latest Financing Irish Infrastructure conference suggests it is a model for success, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 February 2015 - Country Watch – Spain

Spain’s PPP market has been limping along since it bore the brunt of the global financial crisis. Dan Colombini reports on how the municipalities are at the forefront of a resurgence Read more...

1 December 2014 - Getting Together

Close collaboration across the public sector will drive a new health estate, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 December 2014 - Still On Hold

Firm plans for a number of new projects have put the spotlight back on Norway, but can it get a strong PPP pipeline off the ground, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 December 2014 - A Year in Focus

As 2014 draws to a close, we asked some leading industry figures to give their view on the highlights of the PPP market over the past year and what challenges they face going into the New Year Read more...

1 December 2014 - A Year in Focus

As 2014 draws to a close, we asked some leading industry figures to give their view on the highlights of the PPP market over the past year and what challenges they face going into the New Year Read more...

1 December 2014 - A Year in Focus

As 2014 draws to a close, we asked some leading industry figures to give their view on the highlights of the PPP market over the past year and what challenges they face going into the New Year Read more...

1 December 2014 - Country Watch – Greece

With an economy hit badly by the global recession, the Greek PPP market is now showing signs of repair. Dan Colombini reports on how the country is beginning to attract international investors once more Read more...

1 November 2014 - The Illusionist

Although considered Europe’s economic powerhouse, Germany’s infrastructure pipeline is starting to look a bit thin. Can things be fixed, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 November 2014 - Scotland the Brave

Our third Financing Scottish Infrastructure conference in Edinburgh revealed a confident government with some big plans. But not all its proposals were met with enthusiasm, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 November 2014 - It gives us a real advantage

As the focus on managing assets grows, some PFI projects are showing just what an be achieved above and beyond the specifications. Paul Jarvis visits Haverstock School in north London to find out more Read more...

1 November 2014 - Country Watch: Singapore

Infrastructure investment opportunities in Singapore are no secret. But with a highly rated government and a thriving economy, PPPs may struggle to get a piece of the action, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

1 October 2014 - Brick by BRICS

Keen to steer their own economic future, the BRICS countries have announced plans to form their own bank. James Kenny asks what it might mean for investment Read more...

1 October 2014 - Re-Energised

The UK’s future energy supply is anything but secure. Private cash now needs government support if it is to meet the big challenges ahead, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 October 2014 - Time for Change

As Australia’s infrastructure market matures, the country may begin to take a new approach to financing its next generation of projects, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 October 2014 - Country Watch – Poland

Facing a huge infrastructure deficit, Poland’s PPP market is expanding rapidly. Dan Colombini reports on how rising social expectations are driving opportunities in the country Read more...

1 September 2014 - Squeaky Clean?

PPPs are often cited as a powerful tool in the fight against corruption, but the sector remains far from immune. Paul Jarvis investigates what is being done Read more...

1 September 2014 - The Rubbish Tightrope

Waste disposal is still one of the world’s biggest problems, and newer members of the EU are feeling the heat more than most, reports James Kenny Read more...

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