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17 November 2017 - Tideway given high green rating

Thames Tideway’s £10bn of bonds have been given the top score in a green evaluation by ratings agency S&P Global. Read more...

17 November 2017 - New powers for Transport for the North

The government has introduced new legislation that will give Transport for the North (TfN) new powers over how money is spent on transport infrastructure in the region. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Carillion warns of covenant breach

Support services giant seeks to defer test date; warns of profits “materially lower” than market expectations as woes continue Read more...

17 November 2017 - NIC urges groundbreaking East-West devolution

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has published its final report into the potential to deliver new investment in the East-West corridor running between Oxford, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton and Cambridge. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Former JLIF team behind new PPP fund

A new fund targeting PPPs in Europe and North America is to list on the London Stock Exchange and will be advised by a team comprising former advisers to JLIF. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Govt ‘biased in favour of private financing’

The UK government’s methodology for deciding whether to use public or private finance to build new infrastructure is biased against public borrowing, a new report has claimed. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Uni seeks resi partner

A university in London has issued a contract notice for the provision of accommodation management services. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Meridiam adds COO

Infrastructure investor Meridiam has appointed a new chief operating officer of asset management. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Housing associations' debt moves off govt books

The UK government is to announce that £70bn of housing association debt is to be taken off its balance sheet after agreement was reached with the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Read more...

16 November 2017 - Five in for Kenya bridge PPP

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has received bids from five teams for the 2nd Nyali Bridge PPP. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Newcastle leader urges ‘non-PFI’ trains

The leader of Newcastle City Council has called on the government to publicly fund the new rolling stock for the Tyne & Wear Metro. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Industry day for Devon SEP

An NHS trust in Devon is to hold an industry day for a strategic estates partnership (SEP) contract. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Infracapital closes greenfield fund

UK investor Infracapital has reached a final closing on its first greenfield infrastructure fund. Read more...

16 November 2017 - RFP for Sri Lanka desalination PPP

The government of Sri Lanka has issued a request for proposals for a desalination PPP. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Ukraine preps transport PPPs

The government of Ukraine and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to attract private investment in the transport sector. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Deadline further extended for Jerusalem LRT

The Israeli government has further extended the deadline to submit statements of qualifications for the Jerusalem light rail PPP. Read more...

16 November 2017 - Deadline extended for Pakistan hospital PPP

A provincial government in Pakistan has extended the deadline to bid for a hospital PPP. Read more...

15 November 2017 - Jordan seeks bridge terminal advisers

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to structure a bridge terminal PPP in Jordan. Read more...

15 November 2017 - FC for Belgian police PPP

A PPP deal to deliver a major police station in Flanders has reached financial close. Read more...

15 November 2017 - KBRA registers for European operations

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe (KBRA) has registered to operate in Europe through the European Securities and Markets Authority. Read more...

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