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23 January 2018 - Frankfurt court PPP planned

The Hessian Ministry of Justice is planning a court PPP in Germany’s major financial hub. Read more...

23 January 2018 - Six in for Dublin housing scheme

Dublin City Council has qualified six teams for a major mixed housing development in Arbour Hill. Read more...

23 January 2018 - Partner sought for Leicestershire leisure scheme

A council in Leicestershire has issued a request for expressions of interest to develop a leisure centre. Read more...

23 January 2018 - Investors eye Italian infra fund

Foresight Group has announced first close of its Italian Green Bond Fund at €70m. Read more...

23 January 2018 - Infra industry positive on 2018 prospects

The infrastructure community is positive on the potential for investment opportunities in 2018, with Europe and the Americas dominating the expected locations for investment. Read more...

23 January 2018 - Director joins John Laing Capital Management

A former Green Investment Bank head has taken up his role as a director of the investment adviser to the John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN). Read more...

23 January 2018 - Ofgem plans ‘competition proxy’ for Hinkley connection

Energy regulator Ofgem is considering using a ‘competition proxy’ model to deliver the upgrade to the transmission connection to the Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor. Read more...

22 January 2018 - Bam CFO to step down

The chief financial officer (CFO) of the Royal Bam Group is to step down. Read more...

22 January 2018 - EIB grants Acciona €100m loan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Acciona a €100m loan to boost the contractor’s innovation and digitalisation strategy. Read more...

22 January 2018 - Atlantia mulls Abertis bid changes

Italian toll road operator Atlantia is to hold an extraordinary general meeting with shareholders to amend its offer for Spanish rival Abertis. Read more...

22 January 2018 - World Bank seeks transport PPP consultant

The World Bank is seeking a firm to explore PPP solutions for specific transport sub-sectors. Read more...

22 January 2018 - May defends partnership model

Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a robust defence of the use of private organisations in the delivery of public infrastructure and services. Read more...

22 January 2018 - Calls grow for procurement review

A new report from a thinktank has recommended that government review its procurement processes, following recent calls in Parliament to reduce the reliance on private finance. Read more...

22 January 2018 - Vinci makes CFO switch

French contractor Vinci has made two senior appointments for its top financial team. Read more...

19 January 2018 - Corbyn plans to “rewrite” procurement rules

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has given more details on how a Labour government would procure infrastructure and public services, saying he would “rewrite the rules” to move away from a presumption of privatisation. Read more...

19 January 2018 - Vienna preps more schools

The City of Vienna has issued a prior information notice for an education PPP. Read more...

19 January 2018 - Govt urged to publish PF2 pipeline

A thinktank has called on the government to publish a pipeline of PF2 projects that can be integrated into the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline. Read more...

19 January 2018 - Consultants sought for Zambia energy PPPs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to identify energy PPPs in Zambia. Read more...

19 January 2018 - PPP studied for Cambodia water projects

The World Bank has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to assess the suitability of the PPP model for water projects in Cambodia. Read more...

19 January 2018 - ‘Significant room’ for Irish PPP projects

Ireland’s finance minister Paschal Donohoe has revealed there is still significant headroom for additional PPP projects within the 10% cap. Read more...

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