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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 - Swiss school PPP tendered

A city in the Swiss district of La Sarine has launched a PPP project to expand a municipal school Read more...

27 April 2016 - Meridiam closes Europe fund

French investor Meridiam has reached financial close on a third Europe fund Read more...

27 April 2016 - Needs Assessment set for October

The National Needs Assessment is to publish its findings and recommendations in October, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) president Sir John Armitt has revealed. Read more...

27 April 2016 - Sweett profits fall

Consultancy Sweett Group has said its pre-tax profits for the 12 months to 31 March fell compared to the previous year and is facing a 5.1m hit resulting from the Serious Fraud Office investigation. 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 - Dutch road PPPs progress

The Dutch infrastructure ministry Rijkswaterstaat will host an industry day next month for two upcoming road PPP projects Read more...

26 April 2016 - French city launches social PPP

The city of Marseille has issued a tender to develop a new emergency accommodation facility under a project finance scheme. Read more...

26 April 2016 - S&P names business development head

Standard & Poors EMEA infrastructure group has named a new global head of business development 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...

26 April 2016 - FC for Yorkshire schools PF2

The final batch of the Priority School Building Programme has reached financial close Read more...

25 April 2016 - PIP closes first UK infra fund

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has reached the first close of an infrastructure fund for the UK Read more...

25 April 2016 - NHS trust seeks lab partner

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS trust has issued a request for information (RFI) to provide a range of activities under a managed service contract Read more...

25 April 2016 - Adviser selected for German fire PPP

A city in Germany has awarded a contract to advise on the procurement of a fire station PPP Read more...

25 April 2016 - EIB agrees UK housing deal

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide 1bn for new social housing investment across the UK Read more...

22 April 2016 - Velindre and Tidal backed in Welsh manifestos

Plaid Cymru and Welsh Labour pledge support for key projects in pre-election manifestos Read more...

22 April 2016 - SNP to review all PPP contracts

The Scottish National Party has launched its manifesto with a 20bn investment plan and a pledge to review existing PFI/PPP contracts 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 - Single bids on two Moscow ringroad sections

Two sections of the Moscow ringroad PPP programme have received just one bid each, but their procurement is expected to continue. Read more...

21 April 2016 - UPP launches charitable foundation

Student accommodation provider UPP has unveiled a new charitable trust focused on tackling the biggest issues facing the UKs higher education sector. Read more...

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Standing above the parapet

There is a positive case to be made for private finance, despite what the Labour hierarchy might think. Whether anyone will make it today, though, is far from certain

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