Features

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...

1 June 2013 - Socially acceptable

The US social infrastructure P3 pipeline is on the rise, slowly but surely. But delegates at a recent PPP Bulletin event in New York revealed that new legislation will be key to tackling a stifling lack of understanding at government level, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

22 May 2013 - Delta force

It’s taken a while, but south east Asia’s Mekong Delta region is growing. Infrastructure development has become a key factor across Vietnam, Thailand and Laos. Faced with steep challenges, Aaron Weinman looks at whether PPPs are a realistic objective Read more...

1 May 2013 - Special delivery

Treasury unit Infrastructure UK is recruiting a ‘cadre of specialists’ to step up the delivery of major infrastructure projects across Whitehall. Will the plan get some more spades in the ground, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 May 2013 - Blowing the money

The Offshore Transmission regime has been attacked by MPs. With Round 3 now approaching, James Kenny investigates the initiative’s value for money Read more...

1 May 2013 - Getting down to business

Ireland’s PPP industry ground to a halt following the banking collapse. But as delegates at a recent PPP Bulletin conference heard, the tide appears to have turned. James Kenny reports Read more...

16 April 2013 - Right here, right now

After the federal government's 10-year pledge to support infrastructure development, Canada's P3 market is riding the crest of a wave. But the onus is now on the municipalities to procure the projects to re-ignite the pipeline, reports Dan Colombini. Read more...

12 April 2013 - Financing for the bigger picture

Australian states have some big infrastructure plans. To finance them, they will have to have some big institutional investors. Aaron Weinman asks how they are progressing Read more...

1 April 2013 - The First Estate

Changes to the primary care estate will bring new opportunities for investment. But there are still some significant questions to be answered, writes Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 April 2013 - Going Down

The downgrade of the UK’s credit rating may have been widely anticipated, but it could still have serious consequences for local infrastructure, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 April 2013 - Growing Up Fast

The Philippines is in the vanguard of Asia’s growing PPP market, as the continent battles to address growing infrastructure needs. Aaron Weinman considers the country’s ambitious pipeline, and the prospects for getting billions of dollars out of global investors Read more...

26 March 2013 - Private party

With the world’s most prestigious sporting events on the horizon and faced with a large infrastructure deficit, Brazil is overseeing a rapidly growing PPP pipeline. But under-utilised private expertise will be vital to overcome public sector inexperience, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

5 March 2013 - The name’s bonds, Canadian bonds

As European government agencies search for alternative financing for PPP projects, Fasken Martineau partners David Little and Sean Morley explain how Canadian bond financing could be the answer Read more...

1 March 2013 - Stuck in the pipeline

A Partnerships Bulletin survey has revealed that while investors may be divided on the prospects for 2013, they are united in a belief that one answer could solve a panoply of problems. Paul Jarvis reports Read more...

1 March 2013 - Track changes

The reviews of rail franchises have highlighted the problems facing the government. Can the transport ministry find a new way to procure franchises without delaying the process even further, asks James Kenny Read more...

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Indian summer

It’s been a long, dark winter for many in the UK PPP market, but as we head into autumn there are signs of progress at last

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 European Investment Bank 4052 mill
2 Credit Agricole 3990 mill
3 Mizuho Bank 3540 mill
4 Lloyds Banking Group 3150 mill
5 HSBC 3017 mill