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12 January 2015 - New Zealand joins AIIB

New Zealand has become the latest country to join the newly launched Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Read more...

12 January 2015 - Hunton & Williams adds infra expert

Law firm Hunton & Williams has appointed a new finance partner in its energy and infrastructure partner in London, who will be focused on schemes across Africa and Eastern Europe. Read more...

9 January 2015 - Circle pulls out of hospital franchise

Private healthcare firm Circle has announced plans to withdraw from its pioneering franchise deal that has seen it run Hinchingbrooke hospital for the past three years. Read more...

9 January 2015 - Fifth of insurance pledge ‘invested’

Over a fifth of the £25bn pledged to infrastructure by the insurance industry in December 2013 has now been invested in new direct infrastructure investment, the government has said. Read more...

9 January 2015 - Kerslake takes up Peabody role

Former Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) chief executive Sir Bob Kerslake is to become the new chair of housing provider Peabody. Read more...

9 January 2015 - Kuwait waits on PPP regs

Kuwait looks set to push ahead with its planned PPP pipeline, with the publication of the executive regulations to the new PPP law due shortly. Read more...

9 January 2015 - Philippines improves PPP transparency

The Philippines PPP Center has launched new measures designed to increase transparency in its schemes. Read more...

8 January 2015 - New boss for Bouygues Entreprises

A new chief executive has been appointed at Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe, the Bouygues Construction entity made up of subsidiaries operating in the building sector in France and adjacent European countries. Read more...

8 January 2015 - Irish schools bundle 4 signs

Ireland’s Schools Bundle Four contract has reached financial close with the preferred bidder. Read more...

8 January 2015 - Spain set for PPP return

EXCLUSIVE: A variety of cross-sector opportunities are emerging in the Spanish PPP market as the country continues its recovery from the global financial crisis, according to industry experts. Read more...

8 January 2015 - Pickles backs Gloucs waste PPP

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has given the go-ahead for the £180m waste PPP deal in Gloucestershire following a planning dispute. Read more...

8 January 2015 - Galliford's Miller acquisition ‘ahead of schedule’

Galliford Try’s integration of Miller Construction, which it acquired last July, is ahead of plan, the company has said. Read more...

7 January 2015 - EIB invests in Irish schemes

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has confirmed a loan for the development of an existing PPP road project in Ireland. Read more...

7 January 2015 - Egypt considering new PPPs

Egypt’s Housing Minister has confirmed that the country is currently in discussions with a number of Gulf developers to develop new PPP projects. Read more...

7 January 2015 - Scots Hub school signs

Financial close has been reached on the Levenmouth High School design, build, finance and maintain project under the Hub East Central Scotland programme. Read more...

7 January 2015 - WSP re-appointed to Jordan airport

Consultancy WSP has been re-appointed as independent engineer to deliver the second phase of a major airport PPP project in Jordan. Read more...

7 January 2015 - Albania readies PPP pipeline

Albania’s economic development minister has earmarked 2015 as the year of PPPs in the country and outlined a number of infrastructure schemes to be delivered through the model. Read more...

7 January 2015 - Tanzania plans Eurobond

The Tanzanian government is preparing to launch a Eurobond in the first quarter of this year to help fund a range of infrastructure investments. Read more...

7 January 2015 - Aussie East-West Link authority disbanded

The Victoria government has announced plans to disband the Linking Melbourne Authority, which was to manage the state’s East-West Link PPP project. Read more...

6 January 2015 - Planning expert joins CMS

Law firm CMS Cameron McKenna has appointed a new partner in its planning/consenting/infrastructure team in London. Read more...

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