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2 March 2015 - Winner for Finnish motorway

A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver the E18 Hamina-Vallimaa motorway scheme in Finland. Read more...

2 March 2015 - FCC’s restructure bears fruit

Spanish infrastructure giant FCC’s operating profits grew 12.1% during 2014, although net profit increased compared to the previous 12 months. Read more...

2 March 2015 - Croatia tenders two hospital PPPs

The Croatian government has issued PPP tenders for a general hospital and a psychiatric hospital. Read more...

2 March 2015 - NRA seeks financial adviser

Ireland’s National Roads Authority (NRA) has issued a tender for financial advisory services divided into two lots. Read more...

2 March 2015 - Belgian municipality tenders leisure PPP

A municipality in Flanders has issued a tender for a private partner to develop a swimming pool facility under a design, build, finance, maintain, operate model. Read more...

27 February 2015 - Albania launches new road tender

Albania’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has launched a tender process for a new highway project. Read more...

26 February 2015 - New PPP centre set for Barcelona

A new centre has been created in Barcelona to help with research and provide advice to governments around the world on best practices and developing PPPs. Read more...

25 February 2015 - Meridiam acquires German road stake

Infrastructure investor Meridiam has acquired a 50% stake in a German road, as the company looks to bolster its presence in the country. Read more...

23 February 2015 - EoI for Dublin housing PPP

Dublin City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the development of three vacant land sites for its new housing PPP programme. Read more...

20 February 2015 - PPP urged for Belarus motorway

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) could support a PPP deal for a Belarus motorway, according to the national news agency. Read more...

20 February 2015 - World Bank developing PPP guide

Work has commenced on a new best practice guide for PPPs as well as a new qualification scheme that hopes to raise the standards for the industry. Read more...

19 February 2015 - PPP shining light in Bam results

Dutch contractor Bam has announced a €108m loss for 2014, but reported a strong year for its PPP division. Read more...

19 February 2015 - EC launches Capital Markets Union consultation

The European Commission has launched its project to unlock funding for businesses and infrastructure with a single market for capital by 2019. Read more...

18 February 2015 - EU ministers back EIB

The European Union’s finance ministers have endorsed the European Investment Bank’s engagement in the Juncker Plan as the bank announces early delivery on lending targets Read more...

17 February 2015 - FC for French school

French-British consortium signs financing for the Ecole Centrale Supelec PPP near Paris Read more...

17 February 2015 - Bulgaria preparing for private investment

Bulgaria’s Economic Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has highlighted Northwest Bulgaria as a prime location for private investment – adding that changes to its PPP laws may be required to boost investment. Read more...

16 February 2015 - Germany exploring PPP options

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel is considering the recommendations of a recent report by the German Institute for Economic Research that supports relaxing rules to allow more private investment into infrastructure. Read more...

13 February 2015 - PGGM increases Bam JV

Pension fund PGGM has increased its support of its joint venture with contractor Bam, through a further capital injection into the initiative. Read more...

13 February 2015 - Winner for Irish motorway PPP

A Dutch-Spanish consortium is the preferred bidder for the M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy Bypass. Read more...

12 February 2015 - Skanska looks to US for PPPs

Year-end report show firm’s infrastructure development business increased revenue in 2014 by 87% Read more...

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Clarity at last?

Lord Adonis’s willingness to use private finance offers the potential of a coherent infrastructure financing policy after the election

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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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