Features

1 March 2015 - Bridging the Divide

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has launched a new unit to help address countries’ PPP skills. James Kenny finds out more Read more...

1 February 2015 - Growing Pains

A mixture of reduced government funding and an increasing perception of universities as businesses has made them a fertile ground for PPP investment around the world, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 February 2015 - Out of the Ashes

Ireland’s government has put PPPs at the heart of its plans for economic recovery. The latest Financing Irish Infrastructure conference suggests it is a model for success, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 February 2015 - Country Watch – Spain

Spain’s PPP market has been limping along since it bore the brunt of the global financial crisis. Dan Colombini reports on how the municipalities are at the forefront of a resurgence Read more...

1 December 2014 - Still On Hold

Firm plans for a number of new projects have put the spotlight back on Norway, but can it get a strong PPP pipeline off the ground, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 December 2014 - A Year in Focus

As 2014 draws to a close, we asked some leading industry figures to give their view on the highlights of the PPP market over the past year and what challenges they face going into the New Year Read more...

1 December 2014 - Country Watch – Greece

With an economy hit badly by the global recession, the Greek PPP market is now showing signs of repair. Dan Colombini reports on how the country is beginning to attract international investors once more Read more...

1 November 2014 - The Illusionist

Although considered Europe’s economic powerhouse, Germany’s infrastructure pipeline is starting to look a bit thin. Can things be fixed, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 October 2014 - Country Watch – Poland

Facing a huge infrastructure deficit, Poland’s PPP market is expanding rapidly. Dan Colombini reports on how rising social expectations are driving opportunities in the country Read more...

1 September 2014 - Squeaky Clean?

PPPs are often cited as a powerful tool in the fight against corruption, but the sector remains far from immune. Paul Jarvis investigates what is being done Read more...

1 September 2014 - The Rubbish Tightrope

Waste disposal is still one of the world’s biggest problems, and newer members of the EU are feeling the heat more than most, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 September 2014 - Country Watch – Netherlands

Despite the eurozone’s battles to emerge from the financial crisis, the Dutch PPP market is going from strength to strength. Dan Colombini reports on how the Netherlands could be the go-to destination for investors in the region Read more...

1 April 2014 - Over the Rainbow

Following a turbulent few years, the £2bn stimulus package introduced in July 2012 finally appears to be bearing fruit for the Irish market. James Kenny investigates Read more...

23 January 2014 - I’ll take the Lowlands

As the UK and other parts of Europe struggle to get projects across the line, prospects in the Benelux region look strong despite some economic uncertainty, reports James Kenny 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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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Clarity at last?

Lord Adonis’s willingness to use private finance offers the potential of a coherent infrastructure financing policy after the election

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The Anglophile

After a difficult start, FCC’s Rafael Foulquié is confident that the firm’s UK office will go from strength to strength. He tells Paul Jarvis why

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