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23 September 2016 - TA selected for Glasgow health projects

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has awarded the technical adviser mandate for its Hub projects. Read more...

23 September 2016 - Second court date for Birm highways PFI

Birmingham’s highways PFI contract is set to return to court next month, as talks continue over a number of areas of dispute. Read more...

23 September 2016 - Bristol agrees housing JV

Bristol City Council has entered into a partnership with a private consortium to deliver £20.5m-worth of new housing. Read more...

23 September 2016 - HICL share issue oversubscribed

Infrastructure investor HICL has announced that its equity issue launched earlier this week was materially oversubscribed. Read more...

23 September 2016 - London uni seeks development partner

London South Bank University (LSBU) is seeking a development partner to redevelop its current Technopark site on its main campus at Southwark. Read more...

23 September 2016 - Lord O’Neill resigns

Treasury minister Lord O’Neill, who has been working on the government’s Northern Powerhouse agenda, has resigned from office. Read more...

23 September 2016 - Availability projects ‘demonstrate lowest default risk’

Cumulative annual default rates for infrastructure-related project finance bank loans continue to trend lower on average for availability-based projects than for broad infrastructure project finance and PPP projects, according to Moody's. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Exclusive: Velindre hospital PPP details emerge

Plans are advancing on the Velindre Cancer Care centre in Wales, with new details on the PPP element of the deal to be submitted to the Welsh government in the coming months. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Simmons & Simmons makes two PPP hires

Law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the expansion of their Brussels office with the appointment of two Belgian lawyers from Ashurst. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Kier sees strong services business

Contractor Kier has revealed pre-tax losses for the past 12 months, due to a number of one-off expenses related to its integration of Mouchel – but also increases its services work. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Allianz strengthens infra team

Asset manager Allianz Capital Partners has hired a new managing director in its infrastructure team. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Koreans in for Turkish hospital

A Korean bank has become the latest to pledge support to one of Turkey’s major hospital PPP projects. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Banks sign $300m Africa infra deal

Two banks and the US government’s development finance institution have agreed a deal to finance a range of power and infrastructure projects across Africa. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Scotland demands £5bn stimulus

The Scottish government is seeking an additional stimulus of £5bn in the upcoming Autumn Statement that could provide an additional £400m to spend on new capital projects. Read more...

21 September 2016 - Loughborough uni plans new accommodation

Loughborough University has unveiled plans for up to 600 new rooms on its campus, with a focus on sport-specific accommodation. Read more...

21 September 2016 - Slovenia infra minister survives no confidence vote

Slovenia's infrastructure minister has survived a vote of no confidence in Parliament, brought about amid concerns over the progress of the country's Koper-Divaca rail PPP. Read more...

21 September 2016 - German PPP agency confirms expansion plans

PPP Germany (Partnerschaften Deutschland, or PD) has confirmed plans to expand its remit from January next year, to become a public adviser on “all implementation and procurement variants”. Read more...

21 September 2016 - German nursing home PPP tendered

A group of hospitals in Germany has issued a tender for a private investor to deliver and operate a nursing home and/or assisted living property. Read more...

21 September 2016 - Papua New Guinea mulls airport PPP

A consultant is being sought to advise the Papua New Guinea government on developing an international airport under a PPP. Read more...

21 September 2016 - Malta tenders two PPPs

The government of Malta is seeking private partners to develop a logistics hub and a multi-storey car park. Read more...

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