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27 October 2015 - Legg Mason completes RARE acquisition

US firm Legg Mason has completed the acquisition of a majority equity interest in infrastructure manager RARE Infrastructure Read more...

27 October 2015 - Aberdeen acquires Portugal health PPPs

Aberdeen Infrastructure will acquire stakes in two Portuguese hospitals Read more...

27 October 2015 - Vienna selects PPP consultant

The City of Vienna has awarded a contract to advise on the procurement of education PPPs in the Austrian capital; European Investment Bank (EIB) approves funding Read more...

27 October 2015 - Aragon considering PPP for MotoGP circuit

The government of Aragon, Spain, is considering introducing private finance to its motor circuit. Read more...

26 October 2015 - London’s Silvertown Tunnel PPP delayed

Transport for London confirms prior information notice for DBFM tunnel won’t be published until next year Read more...

26 October 2015 - Reading waste PFI dispute rumbles on

Council confirms contract remains subject to ongoing litigation; hopes for ‘resolution’ to dispute Read more...

26 October 2015 - EBRD ‘negotiating with Egypt PPP Centre’

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is helping to develop the private sector’s role in Egyptian infrastructure projects, its country director has said. Read more...

26 October 2015 - Dutch municipal PPP cancelled

A municipality in the Netherlands has withdrawn a tender to design, build, finance, maintain and operate (DBFMO) a sports facility. Read more...

26 October 2015 - Spain ‘unlikely to renew’ toll roads

Principal parties not in favour of extending deals, with many set to expire in coming years Read more...

26 October 2015 - Portuguese PPP renegotiation ‘needs more clarity’

A court in Portugal has said the renegotiation of a P3 road requires further analysis. Read more...

23 October 2015 - London ‘must invest in infra’

Business lobby group the CBI has said that infrastructure is the “number one priority” for business ahead of next year’s mayoral election. Read more...

23 October 2015 - Swindon trust mulls break clause

The chief executive of Swindon’s Great Western Hospital is considering enforcing the break clause in its PFI contract. Read more...

23 October 2015 - Winner for Aussie court PPP

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has selected a preferred bidder for the ACT Law Courts PPP. Read more...

23 October 2015 - Two more devo deals agreed

Chancellor George Osborne has sanctioned two more devolution deals to increase investment opportunities in the north-east of England. Read more...

23 October 2015 - Australia school PPP signed

The Western Australia government has signed its first schools PPP, with work expected to begin this month. Read more...

23 October 2015 - Macquarie closes Spanish transport deal

Australia’s Macquarie and French fund manager InfraVia have jointly taken a 40% stake in a Spanish metro PPP. Read more...

23 October 2015 - Eiffage announces death of CEO

French construction and concession group Eiffage has announced that chairman and chief executive officer, Pierre Berger, died last night. Read more...

22 October 2015 - UK Treasury backs Capital Markets Union

The UK’s Economic Secretary to the Treasury has given her support to the European Union’s plans for a Capital Markets Union. Read more...

22 October 2015 - Spain urged to target social infra

The private sector has called on the Spanish government to invest €1bn per year in infrastructure for the next decade to equal to infrastructure in Germany or UK Read more...

22 October 2015 - China pledges tax breaks for infra investors

PPPs and private investors in the Chinese market received a boost this week, following news of possible tax breaks for private investment. Read more...

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Here we go again

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a General Election creates further uncertainty and delay – just as the country’s infrastructure market thought it might be getting somewhere

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.