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26 January 2015 - Concerns over Greek election impact

The European infrastructure market is bracing itself for the potential impact of the Greek electorate’s backing of left-wing radical group Syriza at the weekend’s election. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Financial close for Dutch lock PPP

Financing signed for pathfinder Limmel Lock PPP in Maastricht Read more...

22 January 2015 - Natixis agrees investor tie-up

French investment bank Natixis has agreed a €250m deal with French insurer Macif to increase investment into infrastructure. Read more...

20 January 2015 - EU launches new project advisory service

The European Commission and European Investment Bank (EIB) are launching ‘fi-compass’, a new advisory service on financial instruments for the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds). Read more...

19 January 2015 - Netherlands launches military PPP

The Dutch government is seeking a private partner to design, build, finance, maintain and operate a military barracks in Vlissingen. Read more...

19 January 2015 - Flanders preparing depot PPP

The Flemish transport agency is seeking a technical adviser to prepare a PPP concession for a depot Read more...

16 January 2015 - Slovakia tenders hospital

The Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic has launched the tender for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of the new university hospital in Bratislava. Read more...

16 January 2015 - EU sets out infra plans

The European Commission has published nine new studies on the infrastructure and development needs for the Trans European Transport Network. Read more...

16 January 2015 - Irish social housing PPP questioned

Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister has been challenged over how the state will deliver its recently announced social housing programme. Read more...

16 January 2015 - Two firms win Polish PPP mandate

Two international law firms have won contracts to advise the Polish transport agency on PPPs. Read more...

15 January 2015 - Eversheds Poland promotes PPP expert

Poland’s Wierzbowski Eversheds law firm has announced the promotion of four members of its team to senior associates, including two infrastructure experts. Read more...

15 January 2015 - Kazakh road PPP launched

A tender for the delivery of Kazakhstan’s first road PPP project has been issued by the government, with support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Read more...

15 January 2015 - FCC shakes up board

Spanish infrastructure firm FCC has made a series of new appointments to its board. Read more...

15 January 2015 - EIB signs infra finance agreements

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed agreements with a German and Austrian bank to finance infrastructure projects. Read more...

14 January 2015 - Belgrade launches waste PPP

The City of Belgrade has unveiled plans for a new waste treatment and disposal scheme, to be delivered via a PPP model. Read more...

13 January 2015 - Turkey confirms Mersin FC

Turkey has confirmed the financial close of its Mersin Integrated Health Campus PPP project, just weeks after the first deal signed. Read more...

13 January 2015 - Romania eyes road PPPs

Romania’s transport minister has outlined a €30bn pipeline of road investment for the country over the next 15 years, of which PPPs will form a core part. Read more...

13 January 2015 - Ireland urged to boost infra spending

Investing in infrastructure is one of the key recommendations of Ireland’s National Competitiveness Council’s submission to the Action Plan for Jobs 2015. Read more...

8 January 2015 - New boss for Bouygues Entreprises

A new chief executive has been appointed at Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe, the Bouygues Construction entity made up of subsidiaries operating in the building sector in France and adjacent European countries. Read more...

8 January 2015 - Irish schools bundle 4 signs

Ireland’s Schools Bundle Four contract has reached financial close with the preferred bidder. Read more...

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Silly season begins

Recent claims and counterclaims over the Green Investment Bank look likely to be the first salvo in a long election battle, in which infrastructure is set to be in the firing line

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The Anglophile

After a difficult start, FCC’s Rafael Foulquié is confident that the firm’s UK office will go from strength to strength. He tells Paul Jarvis why

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