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21 November 2014 - FCC approves €1bn capital increase

FCC shareholders have approved new plans for a capital increase of €1bn to reduce debts and improve the performance of the construction giant. Read more...

20 November 2014 - Offshore wind growth faces funding challenges

The offshore wind sector is presenting lenders with new challenges as recent growth in the industry is increasing demand for credit, a report from ratings agency Moody’s has warned. Read more...

20 November 2014 - EBRD launches PPP unit

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has created a €40m Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (IPPF) to facilitate a pipeline of bankable projects. Read more...

20 November 2014 - Irish ramp up PPP programme

Government to reveal more details within weeks; sees growing demand from international investors Read more...

19 November 2014 - Project Bond success ‘mixed’

The EU’s 2020 Project Bond pilot phase has received a mixed reception from investors, according to a report from ratings agency Moody’s. Read more...

19 November 2014 - Bids due for Dublin airport PPP

Responses are due for interested bidders on the fuel farm facility PPP situated at Dublin Airport in Ireland. Read more...

18 November 2014 - Malta announces new PPPs

The Maltese government has identified seven new PPP deals as part of its 2015 Budget. Read more...

17 November 2014 - PPP agreed for Danish court

A PPP has been agreed to develop a new court building in Denmark, financed by three pension funds. Read more...

17 November 2014 - EIB and Dutch bank sign infra agreement

European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Dutch bank to invest in infrastructure projects in the Netherlands. Read more...

14 November 2014 - Macquarie eyeing Spanish and Irish options

Ireland and Spain are being considered as ripe for investment in the New Year by infrastructure investor Macquarie. Read more...

14 November 2014 - Dutch motorway reaches financial close

The IXAS Zuid-Oost team has closed a debt package with six banks and the European Investment Bank to finance the A9 Gaasperdammerweg motorway project in the Netherlands. Read more...

14 November 2014 - Financing signed for Polish hospital PPP

Interhealth Canada has signed a debt package for the Zywiec Hospital PPP Read more...

14 November 2014 - 3i Infrastructure acquires French PPP stake

3i Infrastructure plc has committed to invest €11.7m to acquire an 80% share in the La Santé Prison PPP in France. Read more...

13 November 2014 - Americas driving Abengoa’s growth

Abengoa presents results for 2014 with 29% of revenue from the EU Read more...

12 November 2014 - Greece to sign PPPs ‘by year end’

EXCLUSIVE: The Greek government is expecting to reach financial close on €700m-worth of PPP projects around the turn of the year, Partnerships Bulletin can reveal. Read more...

11 November 2014 - Bulgaria to restart schemes

The new Bulgarian government has pledged to restart a number of stalled infrastructure projects. Read more...

10 November 2014 - Vienna reissues school PPP

The Austrian capital has reissued a tender for a multi-use education campus PPP. Read more...

10 November 2014 - EU plans capital markets union

The European Union’s commissioner for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union will unveil plans for a pan-European capital market next year. Read more...

7 November 2014 - 3i sees strong pipeline

Investor 3i Infrastructure has reported a "healthy" pipeline of core infrastructure and project investment going into the second half of the year, according to its latest results. Read more...

7 November 2014 - EBRD mulls loans for Turkey hospital

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to decide on funding for a Turkish hospital PPP by 6 December. Read more...

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Banking bonanza

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Give it a Year

There are a lot of personal and professional milestones for WSP director Gary McCarthy over the next few months. He talks to Amanda Nicholls

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