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4 December 2017 - NZ wants ‘innovative’ infra solutions

New Zealand’s new finance minister has indicated that the government wants to involve new ways of financing infrastructure projects, which may include private cash. Read more...

4 December 2017 - Infranode fund raises €450m

Infranode’s Nordic infrastructure fund has reached its final closing, with SEK4.45bn (€446m) committed. Read more...

4 December 2017 - Advisers sought for Cameroon PPP programme

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corporation have issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to oversee the launch of a PPP programme in Cameroon. Read more...

4 December 2017 - German civic PPP launched

A city in Germany has issued a contract notice for a renovation PPP. Read more...

4 December 2017 - Three in for Malta energy PPP

The Government of Malta has received three proposals for an energy PPP. Read more...

4 December 2017 - Further extension for Israel PPP deadline

The Government of Israel has again amended the deadline for the submission of statements of qualifications for its rail PPP. Read more...

1 December 2017 - NZ investment opportunities ‘have shifted’

The opportunities for private sector investment in New Zealand remain, but are now focused on different approaches, according to Infrastructure New Zealand chief executive Stephen Selwood. Read more...

1 December 2017 - Highways England appoints investment adviser

Highways England has chosen a technical adviser to support its Road Investment Strategy (RIS) team. Read more...

1 December 2017 - Norton Rose completes Aussie acquisition

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has completed the acquisition of Australian firm Henry Davis York, with the two firms officially combining from 1 December. Read more...

1 December 2017 - Interserve support services chief leaves

Chief executive will take direct control of support services business unit; Carillion replaces its audit committee chair Read more...

1 December 2017 - Advisers sought for south-east Europe airport PPP

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants for an airport PPP scheme in south-eastern Europe. Read more...

1 December 2017 - FC for Italian road PPP

An Italian-Spanish consortium has reached financial close on a toll road in the Italian region of Veneto. Read more...

1 December 2017 - Belgian housing PPP launched

A local authority in north-west Belgium has issued a contract notice for a housing PPP. Read more...

30 November 2017 - London Plan backs innovative investment

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s draft plan for the capital supports the use of a range of innovative financing mechanisms, including local asset-backed vehicles (LABVs), to deliver regeneration to the city’s urban centres. Read more...

30 November 2017 - Auckland plans $25bn infra Budget

Auckland’s Mayor has proposed spending $25bn over 10 years on infrastructure, with partnerships considered across sectors. Read more...

30 November 2017 - Spanish hospital PPP sold

A Swiss fund has landed in Spain with the acquisition of 100% of a hospital in Madrid. Read more...

30 November 2017 - Consultants sought for Ethiopia PPP scoping mission

The World Bank has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to scope PPPs across various sectors in Ethiopia. Read more...

30 November 2017 - Bevan Brittan expands Birmingham practice

Law firm Bevan Brittan has hired a regeneration expert and promoted a senior associate as the firm seeks to extend its reach in Midlands. Read more...

30 November 2017 - Kenya signs highway PPP

The Government of Kenya has agreed a deal for a private partner to deliver the Lamu-Garissa-Isiolo highway under a PPP contract. Read more...

30 November 2017 - Bangladesh seeks advisers for port PPP

The Government of Bangladesh has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to launch a port terminal PPP. Read more...

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