Features

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...

31 January 2013 - The comeback kid

After France’s leader Francois Hollande re-affirmed his commitment to the PPP strategy, the market has seen a resurgence. But the regional town halls will decide the future of PPP in the country, not the Élysée Palace, reports Aaron Weinman Read more...

29 January 2013 - Steady progress

Australia continues to produce a steady pipeline of projects to keep the market interested, despite the setbacks, say Alex Guy and Brendan Hanvey at DLA Piper Read more...

21 December 2012 - Slowly but surely

The US remains an ‘emerging’ PPP market, but the fundamentals are now in place in many states, argues John Sellers, Principal at regional infrastructure merchant bank, Yavapai Regional Capital Read more...

21 December 2012 - Tough at the top

Canada has long been at the forefront of the global P3 market. But political changes and a slowdown in activity mean municipal projects will be key to maintaining dealflow, reports Dan Colombini. Read more...

14 December 2012 - On the rebound

Australia has championed PPP over time, but recently governments at both a state and federal level have come under fire in the aftermath of unsuccessful projects. But is the land down under about to embark on an upward trend? Aaron Weinman reports. Read more...

1 December 2012 - The Christmas List

In December, Chancellor George Osborne will deliver the government’s second major economic set-piece of the year: the Autumn Statement. Paul Jarvis peeks inside the red box to see what’s in store for the partnerships industry Read more...

1 December 2012 - Boom Town

While the rest of the UK dwindles, Scotland’s infrastructure pipeline continues to attract attention. A recent Partnerships Bulletin conference in Edinburgh discussed the region’s potential. Aaron Weinman reports Read more...

1 December 2012 - Taking the risk

Refinancing risk has become the hot potato of the PPP world. Somebody’s got to take it – or find a way around it – but who will foot the bill, and how expensive will it be? Paul Jarvis considers the options Read more...

1 December 2012 - The Power of Green

The government’s Green Deal promises to open up the energy market for contractors. But uncertainty over consumer demand presents an obstacle to private finance, reports Colin Leopold Read more...

16 November 2012 - Change we can believe in?

Infrastructure projects are popping up in various parts of the States of late, and after President Obama’s re-election, many believe this is just the tip of the iceberg. But where do the opportunities exist in the United States’ P3 market? And more importantly, what are the drawbacks of investing in the country at the moment, asks Aaron Weinman Read more...

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Stuck in the past

Eighty-five years to the day since the event that triggered the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression, the global economy is far from secure

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