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27 January 2015 - EU Commissioner defends Juncker Plan

European Commissioner for Growth and Jobs has backed the European Commission’s major plans for investment through infrastructure, suggesting the “high risk approach” is necessary to stimulate growth. Read more...

27 January 2015 - Queensland govt to lease assets

Queensland’s government has released a plan to tackle the state’s debt and invest in infrastructure, without selling state assets. Read more...

27 January 2015 - ADB backs Thai PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to support the development of a new wind power in Thailand through PPP. Read more...

27 January 2015 - Kenyan College PPP launched

A tender has been issued for a new teachers’ training college in Kenya. Read more...

27 January 2015 - BAM reshapes Belgian business

The Royal BAM Group is to merge two Belgian subsidiaries to form BAM Contractors Read more...

27 January 2015 - Third of schools ‘unfit’

Over a third of headteachers in England consider their school estate to be unfit for purpose, according to an independent survey. Read more...

27 January 2015 - Four in for Philippines LRT-2

The list of bidders for the Philippines Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) PPP project has been narrowed down to four. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Winner for Sussex Uni PPP

A preferred bidder has been chosen for the 2,000-bed accommodation project at the University of Sussex. Read more...

26 January 2015 - New group to promote African PPPs

The UN Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative has unveiled a new organisation to help promote PPPs. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Egypt to increase PPP opportunities

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said his government will develop mechanisms to increase cooperation between the public and private sectors to deliver major infrastructure projects. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Winner confirmed for Manila terminal

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has officially named the winner of the Southwest Terminal of the Integrated Transport System PPP. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Concerns over Greek election impact

The European infrastructure market is bracing itself for the potential impact of the Greek electorate’s backing of left-wing radical group Syriza at the weekend’s election. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Views sought on Welsh Lagoon

The Westminster government is calling on interested parties to offer their views on the approach that should be taken if it enters into a contract for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project. Read more...

26 January 2015 - O’Connor leaves Wates infra role

Contractor Wates’ managing director of infrastructure, Terry O’Connor, has left the post after less than six months in the job. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Hinchingbrooke launches £60m housing deal

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust has issued a tender for the delivery of new residential accommodation through a design, build, fund and operate contract. Read more...

23 January 2015 - NZ to invest in school infra

The New Zealand government is to pump $650m into the country’s school infrastructure this year. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Auckland mulls tram PPP

Auckland Transport is considering the development of a new light rail network that could be funded by private finance. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Indonesia sets out infra plans

Indonesia’s government has revealed that it can only afford to fund 30% of its infrastructure programme over the next five years, with the rest to be made up by the private sector. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Financial close for Dutch lock PPP

Financing signed for pathfinder Limmel Lock PPP in Maastricht Read more...

22 January 2015 - Balfour braced for £70m hit

Contractor Balfour Beatty’s review of its construction business, undertaken by KPMG, has highlighted a further £70m reduction in 2014 profits – but valuation of investments portfolio increased to £1.3bn Read more...

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Silly season begins

Recent claims and counterclaims over the Green Investment Bank look likely to be the first salvo in a long election battle, in which infrastructure is set to be in the firing line

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3150 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Pinsent Masons 1776 mill
4 Ashurst 944 mill
5 Allen & Overy 745 mill