Features

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...

1 March 2013 - The road to success

Following the Colombian government’s announcement of its massive infrastructure programme, the first wave of projects is now hitting the market. Their success will be key to attracting vital international investment, reports Dan Colombini Read more...

12 February 2013 - Change of season

While the threat of violence is far from over, the Arab Spring is becoming more autumnal. Aaron Weinman considers how the recent upheaval has affected investor appetite in the region’s more established PPP markets Read more...

2 February 2013 - The Second Coming

Can PF2 live up to the hype and deliver a politically palatable private investment model, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 February 2013 - Finding a way out

With austerity continuing to bite in 2013, the government is exploring a range of measures to stimulate growth. Experts from across the industry discussed what is needed at Partnerships Bulletin’s annual UK Partnerships Forum in December Read more...

1 February 2013 - A PIIGS ear

Despite continued protests and increased austerity measures, Europe’s most distressed markets may be through the worst of the economic gloom. Aaron Weinman investigates how the PIIGS region is using PPP s to resurrect their battered economies Read more...

1 February 2013 - The Trust thing

As budget pressures mount, many hospital trusts are being pushed closer than ever toward the financial cliff edge. Dan Colombini looks at how their estates can be managed more efficiently 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 Hitachi 2700 mill
2 John Laing 2700 mill
3 Amber Infrastructure 1055 mill
4 International Public Partnerships (INPP) 1039 mill
5 Carillion 990 mill