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29 January 2015 - John Laing readies IPO

Developer John Laing has revealed its expected price range for its return to the stock market, ahead of publishing the prospectus for the initial public offering (IPO). Read more...

29 January 2015 - Highways Agency chief to leave

The chief executive of the Highways Agency is to leave the role this summer, once the organisation has been transferred into a government-owned company. Read more...

28 January 2015 - L&G launches regeneration fund

Legal & General Group (L&G) has established a new regeneration vehicle to provide investment into UK regeneration projects including housing and infrastructure. Read more...

28 January 2015 - Kuwait launches schools tender

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) and the Ministry of Education is inviting Request for Qualifications (RFQs) for the Kuwait Schools Development Program. Read more...

28 January 2015 - NAO attacks UK Guarantees

The National Audit Office (NAO) is calling for the Treasury to be rigorous and objective in assessing whether UK Guarantees are genuinely needed Read more...

28 January 2015 - 3i reviews target

Investor 3i Infrastructure will review its return target following the sale of its stake in UK train-leasing company Eversholt Rail Group. Read more...

28 January 2015 - Govt backs council as ‘housing enablers’

The government has given its support to a series of measures outlined in the long-awaited Elphicke-House Report into local authorities’ role in housing supply. Read more...

28 January 2015 - New head of infra for M&G

Investment manager M&G Investments has created a new role of head of infrastructure finance within its institutional fixed income business. Read more...

27 January 2015 - EU Commissioner defends Juncker Plan

European Commissioner for Growth and Jobs has backed the European Commission’s major plans for investment through infrastructure, suggesting the “high risk approach” is necessary to stimulate growth. Read more...

27 January 2015 - Queensland govt to lease assets

Queensland’s government has released a plan to tackle the state’s debt and invest in infrastructure, without selling state assets. Read more...

27 January 2015 - ADB backs Thai PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to support the development of a new wind power in Thailand through PPP. Read more...

27 January 2015 - Kenyan College PPP launched

A tender has been issued for a new teachers’ training college in Kenya. Read more...

27 January 2015 - BAM reshapes Belgian business

The Royal BAM Group is to merge two Belgian subsidiaries to form BAM Contractors Read more...

27 January 2015 - Third of schools ‘unfit’

Over a third of headteachers in England consider their school estate to be unfit for purpose, according to an independent survey. Read more...

27 January 2015 - Four in for Philippines LRT-2

The list of bidders for the Philippines Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) PPP project has been narrowed down to four. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Winner for Sussex Uni PPP

A preferred bidder has been chosen for the 2,000-bed accommodation project at the University of Sussex. Read more...

26 January 2015 - New group to promote African PPPs

The UN Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative has unveiled a new organisation to help promote PPPs. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Egypt to increase PPP opportunities

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said his government will develop mechanisms to increase cooperation between the public and private sectors to deliver major infrastructure projects. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Winner confirmed for Manila terminal

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has officially named the winner of the Southwest Terminal of the Integrated Transport System PPP. Read more...

26 January 2015 - Concerns over Greek election impact

The European infrastructure market is bracing itself for the potential impact of the Greek electorate’s backing of left-wing radical group Syriza at the weekend’s election. Read more...

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Labour’s continued attacks on PFI make it even harder to see how its economic programme can stack up