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26 September 2016 - Spanish city mulls housing PPP

The government of Ceuta is planning a PPP to deliver social housing over the next three years. Read more...

26 September 2016 - EIB backs Lithuania highway

A Lithuanian highway PPP is among 47 projects approved for funding by the European Investment Bank (EIB) as it discusses extending its Investment Plan for Europe. Read more...

26 September 2016 - Dutch to support Ukraine PPPs

The Dutch government has committed to provide PPP experts to support the development of projects in Ukraine. Read more...

26 September 2016 - Ministers discuss Ulster Canal options

Public officials from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are examining possible funding mechanisms for the Ulster Canal restoration project. Read more...

26 September 2016 - 30 days to save Abengoa

Spanish contractor Abengoa has one month from today for creditors to support its restructuring agreement. Read more...

26 September 2016 - Bam announces management reshuffle

The Royal Bam Group has reshuffled the management of its PPP division and German business. Read more...

23 September 2016 - Availability projects ‘demonstrate lowest default risk’

Cumulative annual default rates for infrastructure-related project finance bank loans continue to trend lower on average for availability-based projects than for broad infrastructure project finance and PPP projects, according to Moody's. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Simmons & Simmons makes two PPP hires

Law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the expansion of their Brussels office with the appointment of two Belgian lawyers from Ashurst. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Allianz strengthens infra team

Asset manager Allianz Capital Partners has hired a new managing director in its infrastructure team. Read more...

22 September 2016 - Koreans in for Turkish hospital

A Korean bank has become the latest to pledge support to one of Turkey’s major hospital PPP projects. Read more...

21 September 2016 - Slovenia infra minister survives no confidence vote

Slovenia's infrastructure minister has survived a vote of no confidence in Parliament, brought about amid concerns over the progress of the country's Koper-Divaca rail PPP. Read more...

21 September 2016 - German PPP agency confirms expansion plans

PPP Germany (Partnerschaften Deutschland, or PD) has confirmed plans to expand its remit from January next year, to become a public adviser on “all implementation and procurement variants”. Read more...

21 September 2016 - German nursing home PPP tendered

A group of hospitals in Germany has issued a tender for a private investor to deliver and operate a nursing home and/or assisted living property. Read more...

21 September 2016 - Malta tenders two PPPs

The government of Malta is seeking private partners to develop a logistics hub and a multi-storey car park. Read more...

20 September 2016 - UBS closes Euro infra debt fund

Investment banking group UBS has reached the final close on a €570m infrastructure debt fund. Read more...

19 September 2016 - EU to double EFSI

The European Union has confirmed plans to double both the size and length of its European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) programme. Read more...

19 September 2016 - Two Spanish PPP roads face liquidation

Spain’s ministry for public works, transport and communications is working ‘in extremis’ to avoid liquidation of two highways in Madrid. Read more...

16 September 2016 - EU infra fund closes

Cube Infrastructure Managers has announced the first closing of Cube Infrastructure Fund II, securing a total of €358.5m in capital commitments. Read more...

16 September 2016 - Albanian transit PPP launched

The Municipality of Tirana is inviting economic operators to participate in the bidding process for the construction of a new Public Transport Terminal. Read more...

16 September 2016 - PGGM promotes infra head

Dutch asset manager PGGM has appointed its head of infrastructure to the role of chief investment officer private markets. Read more...

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Olympic spirit

As the Great British public get excited about a disparate array of sports, what could the world of infrastructure learn from the biggest sporting jamboree of them all?

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Moving Forward

The Philippines PPP Centre’s executive director, Andre Palacios, tells Paul Jarvis he remains optimistic following the election of a new president

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