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10 January 2017 - Govt urged to reconsider Green Bank sale

Ex-ministers have called on the government to stop its planned sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to the private sector, as Macquarie looks set to scoop the bank. Read more...

10 January 2017 - English council preps garden village

A council in Hampshire has revealed plans for the procurement of a mixed use development under the government’s garden village programme. Read more...

10 January 2017 - Luxembourg launches school PPP

Luxembourg’s Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure has tendered a contract to build a high school under a PPP scheme. Read more...

10 January 2017 - University of London signs accomm deal

The University of London has reached financial close on a £105m student accommodation project. Read more...

10 January 2017 - £1.2bn Cardiff infra plans backed

A £1.2bn infrastructure programme for Cardiff and south-east Wales has been supported by the 10 local authorities comprising the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR). Read more...

10 January 2017 - Benin, Burkina Faso pledge PPP cooperation

The governments of Burkina Faso and Benin have agreed to step up cooperation through the PPP model. Read more...

10 January 2017 - Senegal launches transit project

An executive council authority in Senegal has issued a request for expressions of interest (EoI) for a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. Read more...

10 January 2017 - Amber hires EIB PPP expert

Investor Amber Infrastructure has hired a senior principal for regulated investments from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Read more...

9 January 2017 - Mota Engil sells Aruba assets

Portuguese developer Mota Engil has signed an agreement for the sale of two concessions in Aruba Read more...

9 January 2017 - French college PPP signed

A region in France has awarded and signed a PPP contract for four colleges. Read more...

9 January 2017 - ADB invests $31bn in 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that overall investment in the Asia-Pacific region peaked to $31.5bn in 2016. Read more...

6 January 2017 - Ofgem’s competitive networks head leaves

Leader of regulator’s OFTO and CATO programmes leaves for international development brief; successor drafted in from Infrastructure and Projects Authority Read more...

6 January 2017 - TfL seeks development partner

Transport for London (TfL) is to procure a property development partner for a mixed use development around South Kensington station. Read more...

6 January 2017 - €1.3bn French broadband PPP launched

A French region has advertised a concession notice for a broadband PPP. Read more...

6 January 2017 - Portuguese region plans crem PPP

The municipality of Guimarães in Portugal is seeking a private partner to build a crematorium for the municipal cemetery. Read more...

5 January 2017 - Costain strategy hailed a success

Contractor Costain has suggested its ‘Engineering Tomorrow’ strategy has successfully positioned the business to provide a “range of innovative integrated services”, the firm has said. Read more...

5 January 2017 - HS2 economic case questioned

The chair of a powerful committee of MPs has written to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling for the minister to clarify a number of areas of the department’s economic case for HS2. Read more...

5 January 2017 - INPP ups Aussie investment

Infrastructure investor International Public Partnerships (INPP) has acquired a further stake in the Gold Coast Light Rail PPP project (Stages 1 and 2). Read more...

5 January 2017 - FC for Indonesian water scheme

A water plant PPP project in Indonesia has reached financial close. Read more...

5 January 2017 - HICL makes Dutch acquisitions

Infrastructure investor HICL has acquired stakes in two Dutch PPPs for a total of €21.3m. Read more...

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New Year, New Hope

2017 has some interesting opportunities on the horizon for the PPP market, but they won’t be found in traditional settings

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.