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26 May 2015 - Philippines prison further delayed

The submission deadline date for the Philippines’ first prison PPP project has been extended for a second time. Read more...

26 May 2015 - China unveils 1,000 PPP projects

China’s planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), has published approval for 1,043 new PPP projects. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Birm roads heads to external adjudicator

An external independent adjudicator has been appointed to deal with matters arising from the Birmingham Highways PFI deal, the council has revealed. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Swansea Lagoon chooses contractor

The major Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in south Wales, which is backed by a number of institutional investors, has chosen its preferred construction partner. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Trowers adds housing partner

Law firm Trowers & Hamlins has appointed a new housing and regeneration expert in its Manchester office. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Dutch govt hub passes legal hurdle

The Bezuidenhoutseweg 30 (B30) PPP project in the Hague has overcome a legal challenge, meaning it can go ahead – a year after it reached financial close. Read more...

22 May 2015 - Population growth ‘challenges Aussie infra’

Infrastructure Australia has called for greater public and private sector investment into infrastructure to meet the challenges of population growth across the country. Read more...

22 May 2015 - London mayor demands more social infra

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has published new guidance for planners and developers to support the delivery of social infrastructure, calling for more schools and local health services. Read more...

22 May 2015 - AIIB details firmed up

The launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has moved one step closer following the chief negotiators meeting held in Singapore over the last few days. Read more...

22 May 2015 - Madrid court decision delayed

Government runs out of time to announce preferred bidder before local elections Read more...

21 May 2015 - CalPERS and QIC form partnership

One of the largest American pension funds has signed a deal with Australian fund manager QIC to invest in infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Manchester trust seeks estate partner

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has issued a tender seeking a private partner to develop, manage and operate its estate. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Bellrock appoints finance director

Facilities management company Bellrock has appointed a new finance director. Read more...

21 May 2015 - EIB mulls Vienna schools support

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is appraising a possible loan to Vienna’s schools PPP programme. Bildungscampus Attemsgasse Read more...

21 May 2015 - World Bank offers Indonesia support

The World Bank has offered Indonesia up to $11bn in new financing to shore up its ambitious infrastructure plans. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Fitch publishes approach to PPPs

Ratings agency outline proposed global approach to rating the obligations of a public sector grantor in a PPP; report on political risk also published Read more...

21 May 2015 - Asia ‘ripe for PPPs’

Most countries in Asia-Pacific have the tools needed to improve their infrastructure and deliver PPP projects, a new report has claimed. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Two in for Calax

Two teams have submitted bids for the re-tendered Cavite – Laguna Expressway (Calax) project in the Philippines. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Wates to acquire Shepherd businesses

Contractor Wates has reached a preliminary agreement with rival firm Shepherd Group to buy two of the latter’s built environment businesses. Read more...

20 May 2015 - PPP expert killed in Afghanistan

Expert caught in Taleban bomb blast; had been working to develop PPPs with Afghan government Read more...

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1 European Investment Bank 2848 mill
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3 HSBC 1097 mill
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 1097 mill
5 Barclays Group 745 mill