Features

1 December 2013 - Savings Search

A year after the government announced £1.5bn of savings in operational PFI contracts, we’re none the wiser as to how these were made. Paul Jarvis looks at where the next £1bn might come from Read more...

1 December 2013 - A crumbling façade

Heralded as the saviour of UK infrastructure when first introduced, one year on James Kenny investigates whether PF2 has answered the critics of PFI Read more...

1 November 2013 - Changing Times

Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers precipitated the global financial crisis, Paul Jarvis considers the new landscape and the rise of the bond Read more...

1 November 2013 - Scotch Mist

Scotland has made huge progress in delivering its pipeline over the last year. At a recent Partnerships Bulletin conference, the industry asked what comes next. Paul Jarvis reports Read more...

1 November 2013 - A Snail’s Pace

Concerns are growing that a potentially prosperous PPP market is beginning to dry up in South Africa, as deals continue to drag and the pipeline looks a little bare. Is the country suffering a World Cup hangover, asks James Kenny Read more...

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...

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On the hunt

Why fox hunting suddenly has everything to do with infrastructure

EBRD managing director for Infrastructure Thomas Maier talks about what they are doing to boost PPP investment

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 Balfour Beatty 1411 mill
2 Amber Infrastructure 1081.5 mill
3 International Public Partnerships (INPP) 1039 mill
4 Carillion 990 mill
5 Equitix 980 mill