Features

1 October 2013 - Super Powers

Australia’s infrastructure future continues to be reliant on transport sector, despite a far from convincing track record. Aaron Weinman reports Read more...

1 October 2013 - A Guaranteed Success?

The Treasury’s commitment to UK Guarantees cannot be questioned. But is it in danger of getting carried away with its latest approach to invigorate the private finance market, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 October 2013 - Enterprise, Endorse, Empower

Local enterprise partnerships have continued to progress this year, with some diverse investments. While it has so far been financially small, Aaron Weinman asks if it’s time for the partnerships to think big Read more...

1 October 2013 - Here Comes Trouble

Overcharging on offender tagging contracts could be the tip of the iceberg as the public sector starts to investigate its long-term contracts. Paul Jarvis considers the implications for the PFI world, and whether it has learnt the lessons of the past Read more...

16 September 2013 - Thinking big

While the PPP market in Croatia has been stagnant for some time, recent events could be signalling a new dawn, James Kenny investigates. Read more...

1 September 2013 - The Great British Patchwork

The UK now has a plethora of private finance models, but how different are they and what does it all mean for future investment, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2013 - Roads to Freedom

The announcement by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin of the government’s plans for reform in the UK road network is seen as a radical new venture that could unlock new investment and opportunities. James Kenny investigates Read more...

1 September 2013 - The Waiting Games

As participants and viewers of the world’s stellar sporting events bear down on Brazil, it remains a hotbed of PPP activity. But recent political turmoil has left the market battling to restore investor confidence, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

12 August 2013 - Déja Vu

Egypt’s Arab Spring in 2011 resulted in its PPP pipeline coming to a halt. It now faces fresh uncertainty following Mohammed Morsi’s recent ousting from office, reports Aaron Weinman Read more...

23 July 2013 - Back in the game

After months of speculation, the Puerto Rico PPP authority is back in business, with a new executive team now in place. A focus on well-procured, greenfield projects will help re-ignite investor interest in the market, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

19 July 2013 - Football fans

The arrival of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is pushing Russia into some serious infrastructure action. James Kenny discovers whether the move could also drive an increase in PPPs Read more...

18 July 2013 - 'P' is for partnership

India’s 15-year foray into PPPs has produced very little in developed infrastructure. However a string of closed road projects may suggest a change in the emerging giant. Aaron Weinman takes a closer look Read more...

1 July 2013 - Saving their bacon

Denmark has been late to the party when it comes to embracing PPP. But pressure from both the public and private sectors could change all that, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 July 2013 - Brick by Brick

The government has made plenty of noise about economic infrastructure, but the current housing crisis is the biggest threat to UK productivity. Paul Jarvis investigates how more investment can be brought into the sector Read more...

1 July 2013 - The Next Step

As its NPD pipeline heads towards full procurement, Scotland’s government is facing renewed pressure to continue the flow of projects. Aaron Weinman reports Read more...

1 July 2013 - The World at One

Three of the world’s most interesting markets came together at a recent Partnerships Bulletin and PPP Bulletin International conference to discuss the opportunities emerging in their countries. From the battle-hardened UK, feeling its way towards PF2, to Canada’s own evolution and the optimism of the emerging Turkish market, we bring you the latest developments in these closely watched countries Read more...

28 June 2013 - Time for change

The desert winds are changing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the state looks beyond its oil-rich capabilities. Aaron Weinman asks whether it can replicate initial success in the power and water sectors Read more...

1 June 2013 - Making the Grade

Over 700 people attended the biggest night in the industry calendar. Read more...

1 June 2013 - A judicious review

Government efforts to reduce the use of judicial review of planning applications is the latest move in a concerted effort to tackle Britain’s sprawling planning system. But are ministers going far enough, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 June 2013 - Out of their comfort zone

The resurrection of the stalled Stephenson Quarter in Newcastle is not just a coup for the city but a potential roadmap for other regeneration projects stalled by the financial crisis. James Kenny investigates Read more...

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What Would Ed Do?

A recent comment on a young people’s forum has raised further questions over how a Labour government might use private finance in infrastructure projects

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3150 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Pinsent Masons 1776 mill
4 Allen & Overy 995 mill
5 Ashurst 944 mill