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10 February 2017 - Spain eyes PPP law changes

The Spanish government will look at replacing the PPP model with concession contracts in a debate to be held next week. Read more...

9 February 2017 - New Circuit of Wales plan “better”

The company behind the Circuit of Wales development has submitted a business plan and term sheets to the Welsh government, which has welcomed the “better” deal. Read more...

9 February 2017 - Adviser sought for Kenya desal PPP

Mombasa County requires advisory services to procure a desalination plant under a PPP. Read more...

9 February 2017 - Viridor ‘responding to Greater Manc waste challenges’

Waste specialist Viridor is “working together with its partners to respond” to the financial challenges and pressures facing its Greater Manchester waste PFI contract. Read more...

9 February 2017 - EC launches transport funding tool

The European Commission has issued a call for proposals for grants for transport projects, with a requirement to blend funding sources – including using private cash. Read more...

9 February 2017 - Lagos seeks waste PPPs

Lagos State Government in Nigeria is reforming waste management to attract private investors in PPPs. Read more...

9 February 2017 - German state bank PPP tendered

A development bank in Germany has advertised a contract notice for a civic PPP. Read more...

9 February 2017 - Squires adds infra lawyers

Squire Patton Boggs has brought in two infrastructure and energy experts into its London office. Read more...

9 February 2017 - Heijmans sells Belgian business

Dutch developer Heijmans has reached an agreement concerning the sale of all shares in its Belgian companies. Read more...

9 February 2017 - Edinburgh schools report warns of ‘widespread’ issues

Report into schools PFIs blames insufficient quality assurance and record keeping by both partner and council; warns issues likely to be “more widespread” Read more...

8 February 2017 - Three remain for London trust SEP

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust has revealed its shortlist for its £160m strategic estates partnership (SEP) contract. Read more...

8 February 2017 - MPs question energy schemes' value

The Commons public accounts committee has criticised the government for failing to do enough to show its energy schemes are providing value for money. Read more...

8 February 2017 - Plenary acquires energy provider

Developer Plenary Group has acquired a majority stake in a renewable energy services provider based in Australia and New Zealand. Read more...

8 February 2017 - Consultants sought for Armenia PPP overhaul

A firm is being sought to assist the Government of Armenia to develop a PPP policy and legal framework. Read more...

8 February 2017 - Irish govt launches education plan

The Irish government has set out its priorities for capital investment in education in 2017, including student accommodation, Grangegorman and the third level PPP programme Read more...

8 February 2017 - Cimic sees strong future

Cimic Group has announced better-than-expected results for the 2016 financial year as the company steps up its involvement in the PPP market. Read more...

8 February 2017 - Ivory Coast plans PPP boost

The Government of Ivory Coast has discussed how to revamp the construction sector in the country, with the prospect of scaling up PPPs. Read more...

8 February 2017 - Baker McKenzie expands Malaysia practice

Wong & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie, has hired a partner in the finance and projects practice. Read more...

7 February 2017 - Haringey regen winner emerges

Haringey Council has published a report recommending the team to win the £2bn regeneration Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) contract. Read more...

7 February 2017 - Govt targets housing drive

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid is to set out plans designed to substantially increase the rate of new home building, with more centralised targets for local authorities. Read more...

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