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5 December 2014 - Timeline for Aberdeen hospitals

A timeline has been confirmed for two Aberdeen hospitals that make up part of the Scottish government's new health plans. Read more...

5 December 2014 - Winner for Scottish waste deal

Edinburgh and Midlothian councils have appointed a preferred bidder for the Zero Waste project Read more...

4 December 2014 - Tax change prompts institutional investors

Two institutional investors have revealed plans to pump more money into UK infrastructure projects following the government’s decision to change the tax rules around private placements. Read more...

4 December 2014 - DIF acquires PFI portfolio

Fund manager DIF has announced the acquisition of a portfolio of four UK PFI projects on the secondary market for one of its investment funds. Read more...

3 December 2014 - CIS PPP law approved

EXCLUSIVE: The new model PPP law has been passed by the InterParliamentary Assembly (IPA) of the member nations of the Commonwealth Independent States (CIS), with at least two countries already looking to include the rules into their legislation Read more...

3 December 2014 - 24 in for Philippines' Laguna Dike

Several international firms are among a list of 24 teams to have bought bid documents for the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike in the Philippines. Read more...

3 December 2014 - Philippines confirms CALAX re-bid

The government of the Philippines has confirmed that it has re-opened the bidding process for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project. Read more...

3 December 2014 - China approves PPP centre

The government of China has approved plans to establish a PPP centre as part of the country's Finance Ministry. Read more...

3 December 2014 - Poland considers energy efficiency PPPs

The Polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Development has launched a tender for a consultant to prepare a pathfinder PPP. Read more...

3 December 2014 - Macedonia issues parking PPP tender

The Macedonian Ministry of Health is seeking a private partner to develop a car park for a hospital in Skopje Read more...

2 December 2014 - NIP: £79bn of project finance opportunities

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has unveiled the National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) 2014, including a project financing opportunity of £79bn; a new model for housebuilding; and greater investment in flood defences. Read more...

2 December 2014 - Canberra LRT RFP ‘early next year’

EXCLUSIVE: The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government is to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the New Year for the Canberra light rail transit PPP after dismissing claims that the project was not economically viable. Read more...

2 December 2014 - Winner for German civic PPP

A preferred bidder has been chosen for a civic PPP in Berlin. Read more...

2 December 2014 - Sweett prepares strategic review

Consultancy Sweett Group is to launch a strategic review of its operations, as it announced a fall in half-year profits. Read more...

2 December 2014 - Norwegian wealth fund considering infra

Norway is considering letting its sovereign wealth fund invest in infrastructure. Read more...

2 December 2014 - Final bids due for Finland’s E-18 road

The government of Finland has invited shortlisted bidders to submit final proposals for the E18 Hamina-Vaalimaa motorway project. Read more...

2 December 2014 - £1bn for primary care estate

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a £1bn investment fund for new primary and community care facilities over the next four years. Read more...

1 December 2014 - £1bn offered for Balfour PPP portfolio

Balfour Beatty’s recently reviewed PPP portfolio is the subject of a £1bn cash bid from a rival firm. Read more...

1 December 2014 - $1.2bn for East Africa infra

The World Bank has confirmed a $1.2bn support package to help boost infrastructure across East Africa. Read more...

1 December 2014 - Kier in talks over Mouchel acquisition

Contractor Kier has confirmed it is in talks over the potential buy-out of infrastructure specialist Mouchel. Read more...

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League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3150 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Pinsent Masons 1776 mill
4 Allen & Overy 995 mill
5 Ashurst 944 mill