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4 May 2016 - Aussie govt backs Inland Rail PPP

Federal government to build 1,700km Inland Rail project with private financing; confirms funding commitments to series of projects Read more...

3 May 2016 - Philippines runs out of time

The Philippines PPP programme has run out of time to deliver the planned projects by the end of the current president’s tenure, the PPP Centre has admitted. Read more...

3 May 2016 - Asian multilaterals agree on infra cooperation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) have agreed the ground rules for jointly financing projects in the future. Read more...

3 May 2016 - IFM Investors appoints chief economist

Infrastructure investment firm IFM Investors has announced the creation of a new position of chief economist. Read more...

29 April 2016 - UPDATED: Gold Coast rail extension agreed

The Queensland government and the consortium behind the Gold Coast light rail PPP scheme have agreed to extend the line by a further 7.3km; debt provided by seven banks. Read more...

29 April 2016 - Australia unveils infra financing unit

New team will work with private sector to develop innovative infrastructure financing; $50m pledged to accelerate planning on major projects Read more...

29 April 2016 - Melbourne Metro PPP tendered

A request for expressions of interest (EOI) has been tendered for the tunnel and stations portion of the Melbourne Metro rail project as a PPP. Read more...

29 April 2016 - Broadspectrum board backs Ferrovial bid

Broadspectrum’s board has changed its advice to shareholders, suggesting that they should now back the takeover bid from Spanish contractor Ferrovial. Read more...

27 April 2016 - Plenary acquires MAMG JV

Developer Plenary Group has acquired a management services provider set up by MAMG to strengthen its PPP pipeline Read more...

27 April 2016 - Victoria plans 12 road PPPs

The Victorian government in Australia has announced plans to deliver 12 road upgrade projects via PPP, to be delivered under an availability model. Read more...

26 April 2016 - Natixis agrees another Korean tie-up

Natixis has agreed a co-investment deal with Samsung covering infrastructure and aviation. Read more...

22 April 2016 - Asian regions to boost infra

Regional economies in Asia and Pacific show no sign of slowing as demand for finance for major infrastructure keeps increasing, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Read more...

21 April 2016 - Break-up considered for Phil Lakeshore PPP

The Philippines government is looking at breaking up the Laguna Lakeshore Dike PPP project into separate components, after the initial plans failed to garner any bids. Read more...

21 April 2016 - BRICS Bank makes first investments

The New Development Bank, formerly known as the BRICS Bank, has issued $811m in its first round of green energy loans. Read more...

21 April 2016 - Natixis agrees Korean tie-up

French bank Natixis has agreed a co-investment deal with a South Korean insurance firm covering infrastructure and aviation. Read more...

19 April 2016 - Maddocks hires PPP expert

Australian law firm Maddocks has appointed a PPP professional as a partner in its construction and projects practice. Read more...

18 April 2016 - ‘Huge opportunity’ for Asian infra investment

A report from the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) in Tokyo has suggested that there is much more work to be done across Asia to increase private sector investment in infrastructure. Read more...

18 April 2016 - UPDATED: Auckland seeks advisers for rail projects

The New Zealand city of Auckland is procuring the services of financial and legal advisers for two major rail projects. Read more...

14 April 2016 - Pinsents adds to Aussie infra team

Law firm Pinsent Masons has added two infrastructure specialists to its Australian practice. Read more...

13 April 2016 - Phil rail PPP delayed

The Philippines has delayed its deadline for bids for the North-South Railway Project (NSRP) South Line PPP project. Read more...

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Keeping positive

The troubles afflicting Edinburgh’s PPP schools should not detract from what the best examples of the model can offer

House of Funds

Michael Ryan formed Dalmore Capital just when the economy and the PPP pipeline was flatlining. He tells Amanda Nicholls how the fund manager has come out the other side

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