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19 November 2015 - Planning approved for Welsh racing track

Go-ahead following public inquiry; financial backers in place; chief executive unveiled Read more...

19 November 2015 - Winner for Cardiff Housing Partnership

A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver over 1,000 new homes across Cardiff through a partnership arrangement. Read more...

19 November 2015 - Semperian acquires MAMG Asset Management

Infrastructure investor Semperian PPP Investment Partners has announced the acquisition of MAMG Asset Management Group. Read more...

19 November 2015 - Yorks PF2 schools ‘due for December close'

The final batch of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) to be funded through private finance is due to reach financial close next month, according to the government. Read more...

19 November 2015 - Thai infra fund planned

Thailand is looking to launch a $2.8bn infrastructure fund before the end of this year. Read more...

19 November 2015 - PPP for Melbourne Metro

The Victoria government in Australia has approved plans to deliver the rump of the Melbourne Metro Rail Project through a PPP agreement. Read more...

19 November 2015 - Kazak desal deal signed

Kazakhstan has confirmed a memorandum of understanding has been signed to deliver a new seawater desalination plant in Aktau. Read more...

19 November 2015 - Shortlist for African rail PPP

A shortlist of teams vying for the Dar Es Salaam Isaka Kigali/Keza Musongati (DIKKM) Railway Project has been announced. Read more...

19 November 2015 - €1bn Irish PPP package ‘just the start'

Opportunities to increase beyond 2016; govt considering ‘repurposing’ several deals as PPPs Read more...

19 November 2015 - Irish projects progress

Care centre bundle and Gragegorman accommodation deals to reach next phase before year-end Read more...

19 November 2015 - FC for Antwerp tram

Financial close has been reached on the Brabo 2 tramline PPP project in Belgium. Read more...

18 November 2015 - Bill revived for TfL partnerships

A bill has been revived in Parliament that would allow the capital’s transport agency to enter into partnerships with private companies. Read more...

18 November 2015 - HICL considers fundraising

Infrastructure investor HICL has revealed it is considering a tap issue “in the near future” to support its current net funding requirement of £30m. Read more...

18 November 2015 - UPP hires MD for resi management

Student accommodation specialist UPP has appointed a new managing director for its residential management services division. Read more...

17 November 2015 - Sheffield council backs PFI refi

Sheffield City Council has confirmed plans to refinance its roads PFI scheme after a report recommended taking advantage of lower interest rates. Read more...

17 November 2015 - Winner for Dutch Beatrix Lock

A preferred bidder has been chosen for the Beatrix Lock and Lek Canal widening PPP in the Netherlands. Read more...

17 November 2015 - Winner confirmed for Philippines terminal

The preferred bidder for the Philippines’ Integrated Transport System (ITS) – South Terminal has been confirmed and now has 20 days to sign the notice of award and provide letters from financial institutions expressing their willingness to fund the deal. Read more...

17 November 2015 - UK regions sign devo deals

Two more regions in the UK have signed devolution deals, giving them greater powers over a wide range of spending areas, including for infrastructure. Read more...

17 November 2015 - Belgium housing PPP tendered

A Belgian authority has launched a €7.5m social housing project. Read more...

17 November 2015 - NI borough launches crematorium PPP

Newtownabbey Borough Council is seeking companies for a 25-year concession to build and operate a crematorium. Read more...

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What’s all the Hub-bub?

The Global Infrastructure Hub has been quick to establish its initial offering to the market, but there is much still to do

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