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7 December 2015 - Waiting for Dawn

Sweden’s Infrastructure Commission has backed the use of PPPs for new investments, but will it be enough to lure international investors, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

7 December 2015 - Murphy’s Law

November’s Financing Irish Infrastructure conference offered some hope for a sceptical PPP market, reports Amanda Nicholls Read more...

7 December 2015 - Country Watch – Portugal

Having suffered throughout the global financial crisis, Portugal is suffering something of a PPP hangover, reports Marina Formoso Read more...

1 November 2015 - Rehabilitation Nation

After the global financial crisis decimated Spain’s construction industry, there are tentative signs that things could be starting to improve. Marina Formoso asks whether its health PPP market can overcome political and economic hurdles Read more...

1 November 2015 - Country Watch – Austria

Surrounded by a number of active PPP markets such as Germany and Croatia, Austria has been overshadowed by its neighbours. Is it time to step out of the shadows, asks James Kenny Read more...

25 August 2015 - Land Grab

Capturing the uplift in land value created by infrastructure may seem like a good idea, but making it work is far harder, explains Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 July 2015 - A New Way Forward

Croatia is changing tack in its approach to the PPP model, with a new agency and new approach to projects. Can it deliver asks James Kenny Read more...

1 July 2015 - Country Watch: Turkey

A strong economy, a stable government, significant infrastructure needs and a government committed to using PPP to tackle them. Turkey has a lot to attract investors, and is starting to gain traction, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 June 2015 - More is Less

Getting a small, social deal off the ground can be tricky for authorities that are relatively new to PPP. Bundling may be the answer, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 June 2015 - Country Watch – Ukraine

Despite massive obstacles, Ukraine is admirably focused on building the right structure to improve its infrastructure and PPP future, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 May 2015 - In Their Sights

As defence budgets across Europe have continued to fall, the Nordic countries last year revealed plans for new investment through PPP. James Kenny explores what has happened since Read more...

1 April 2015 - A Freeze is Coming

As Greece splutters its way towards renegotiating its position with the EU, the outcome will have major implications for the rest of the continent, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 March 2015 - Bridging the Divide

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has launched a new unit to help address countries’ PPP skills. James Kenny finds out more 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 - 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 - 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...

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Hospital pass

The drive to make savings in the NHS will offer plenty of challenges, and some opportunities

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Thinking Big

Kenya has unveiled some bold proposals for new infrastructure investment. PPP Unit head Stanley Kamau tells Amanda Nicholls how they will be implemented

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