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7 April 2016 - Meridiam acquires Portuguese road stake

French investor and asset manager Meridiam Infrastructure Finance II has acquired a share in a Portuguese road concessionaire. Read more...

7 April 2016 - French region issues pool PPP

A region in France is seeking a company to develop and finance an aquatic centre. Read more...

7 April 2016 - Aussie govt pledges greater private finance

Australia’s major projects minister has said the government will make greater use of the private sector in the delivery of transport infrastructure. Read more...

7 April 2016 - Gautrain extension plans progress

Plans to construct a major extension of the Gautrain rail network in South Africa are to progress in the coming months, Partnerships Bulletin understands. Read more...

7 April 2016 - Limerick regen plans progress

Plans to appoint development partners for a major regeneration project in the Irish city of Limerick are progressing, as calls for more private sector investment in the region’s infrastructure increase Read more...

7 April 2016 - Sri Lanka issues port project brief

The Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) has issued a teaser document providing more information on its plans for the Colombo Port – East Container Terminal project. Read more...

7 April 2016 - New head for Kazakh PPP unit

Kazakhstan has appointed a new chairman of its PPP Advisory Centre. Read more...

7 April 2016 - Amey bolsters Ventures team

Contractor Amey has added to its Ventures team, which looks after its investments business. Read more...

6 April 2016 - Ferrovial increases Broadspectrum offer

Spanish construction giant Ferrovial has upped its bid for Broadspectrum – however, the Australian firm’s directors have already recommended shareholder reject the offer. Read more...

6 April 2016 - Costain appoints chairman-designate

Engineering firm Costain has identified its next chairman, who will succeed David Allvey in May. Read more...

6 April 2016 - Lothian Hub bundle signs

A bundle of three health and local authority service centres has reached financial close through Scotland’s Hub model. Read more...

6 April 2016 - AfDB launches Batoka Gorge PPP training

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a training programme based around the Batoka Gorge Hydroelectric PPP project. Read more...

6 April 2016 - Egis boosts profits

French engineering and consulting firm Egis increased pre-tax profits by over €15m in 2015 compared to the previous year. Read more...

6 April 2016 - Egis grows ME presence

French engineering and consulting firm Egis has seen its presence in the Middle East increase to account for 13% of the firm’s total turnover. Read more...

6 April 2016 - Infra increase promised ahead of Irish PM vote

The Irish Prime Minister has pledged to ramp up infrastructure and housing spend to encourage TDs to form a government Read more...

5 April 2016 - Five in for Irish broadband

The Irish government has received five responses to the pre-qualification questionnaire for the National Broadband Intervention (NBI) Project. Read more...

5 April 2016 - Housing tops London mayoral priorities

Providing more affordable homes tops agenda for mayoral candidates in infrastructure debate; Crossrail 2 and Silvertown Tunnel also prominent in discussion Read more...

5 April 2016 - French region issues regen plan

Authorities in a region of France have published a tender seeking a firm to develop a regeneration plan. Read more...

5 April 2016 - Shanks sees Wakefield PFI loss reduced

Waste specialist Shanks’ loss on sale of part of its share in the Wakefield waste PFI has been reduced by £5m, the firm has revealed. Read more...

4 April 2016 - NSW seeks PPP advisers

The government of New South Wales is seeking expressions of interest (EoI) from PPP advisers. Read more...

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Time to be bold

PF2 projects are slowly bubbling to the surface, but will the market take the bait?

Delegates at Financing African Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event