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Contract signed for French marinas concession
Métropole Toulon Provence Méditerranée has awarded the contract for its €80m marina regeneration PPP.
DIF acquires Dutch energy firm
DIF Capital Partners has signed an agreement to acquire a majority share of Novar, the Dutch energy developer.
Stantec acquires German engineering firm
North American heavyweight Stantec has acquired a German engineering firm, as it looks to grow its footprint in the largest construction market in Europe.
Italian highway PPP contract signed
The Veneto Region local government has awarded the Via del Mare highway PPP.
Second phase of German college PPP tendered
The District of Rhein-Erft, North Rhine-Westphalia, has released a contract notice on the second phase of its schools PPP project.
Dentons bolsters Italy public practice
Law firm Dentons has hired a team of lawyers into its public law & regulatory practice in Italy, which will boost its public contracts and PPP offering.
Fitch warns of legal battles over French tax change
Ratings agency Fitch has warned that there could be a series of legal disputes if the French government goes ahead with its planned Infrastructure Tax.
Pinsents adds Dentons procurement experts
Law firm Pinsent Masons has hired three partners from rival Dentons, including experts in PPP and joint ventures.
Italian highway concession approved
Italy’s Council of State has confirmed the winner of the Turin highway network PPP.
Belgian maritime helicopter PPP tendered
The Belgian Ministry of Defence has released a call for expressions of interest (EOI) on a PPP to deliver facilities to support maritime helicopter operations.
Ukraine, IFC sign agreement to study hospital PPPs
The Government of Ukraine is eyeing PPPs to help bolster its damaged healthcare system.
Czech SMR plans eye PPP-style options
The Czech government has published a roadmap for the deployment of small and medium-sized reactors (SMRs), with models that make use of PPPs in the mix.
Czech highway PPP restarts advisory tender
The Czech Ministry of Transport has restarted its search for advisors on the D35 highway PPP.
Greek water pipeline prep progresses
The Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food has appointed technical advisors to help prepare its major irrigation PPP bundle.
Winner for Greek university PPP
The University of Thessaly, Greece, has selected a preferred bidder for its multi-site campus PPP project.
Ukraine preparing highway PPPs
The Government of Ukraine is eyeing potential toll road PPPs, having enlisted multilateral assistance.
Czech highway PPP falters
he Czech Ministry of Transport has stalled its D35 highway PPP, after the consultancy tender closed without a result.
Bulgaria plans PPPs for transport connectivity
Bulgaria’s transport minister has unveiled two grant schemes that are designed to spur the use of PPPs in the delivery of transport projects.
Greek PM signs metro PPP deal
Attiko Metro has signed a deal for the Thessaloniki Metro network concession.
Major players bid for Greek highway PPP
The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has received bids from international and domestic firms for the Attica highway PPP project.
£2bn Sweden port PPP comes to market
The City of Luleå has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on a major port expansion PPP project.
Norway signs major highway PPP
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has awarded the Skanska-led team the E10 highway PPP.
Norway region mulls PPP for school
A region of Norway has issued a tender for design services to deliver a school, which could be procured as a PPP.
PB for major Norway road PPP
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has announced a winner for its E10 highway PPP.
John Laing acquires major Norway PPP stake
John Laing is acquiring a majority interest in Norway’s largest PPP project, Rv. 555 Sotrasambandet.
Largest Danish PPP signed
The Danish Defence Intelligence Service (DDIS) has signed a PPP deal for its new home in Copenhagen.
Vinci acquires Norwegian infra firm
Vinci Energies has acquired a major player in energy and transportation infrastructure services in Norway.
RFI for Sweden-Denmark tunnel DBFOM
The City of Helsingborg in Sweden has published a request for information (RFI) to consider how a permanent link can be established between the city and Helsingør in Denmark, through private sector investment.
Deal to make energy island ‘digital hub’
The partners behind Denmark’s North Sea Energy Island have brought on another firm to help make the site a “backbone in the future digitisation of Northern Europe”.
PIN out for latest Iceland road PPP
Iceland’s highway agency Vegagerðin has released a prior information notice (PIN) for the Hringvegur um Ölfusá project.
A cold trail? What’s going on in Nordics PPPs?
There have been some eye-catching tenders in Nordics PPPs in the last few months that suggest a strong and growing market for a collaborative model, particularly in Denmark. But it seems there are some flies in the ointment
ANALYSIS: As war continues to rage, will the PPP industry be ready to support the economic rebuilding when Ukraine calls?
In February last year, Russian tanks rolled over the border, resulting in the destruction of swathes of Ukraine. One day, it will be the world’s diggers and cranes rolling over the border to rebuild it.
Is Greece Europe’s new PPP centre of gravity?
This month the Government of Greece is holding a roadshow event as it looks to kickstart a 50-project PPP pipeline. But how will it attract investors that have so far kept their distance?
It’s all Greek to me – for now
With leadership changes inbound, can Greece’s recent momentum attract an international audience, asks senior reporter Jonathan Davies
Ready for Action
Poland’s PPP market is ripe for investment. It has been said before, but Marina Formoso explores why this time could be the right time
France has a growing number of heat network PPP schemes in procurement. Marina Formoso explains why
Poland’s Amended PPP Law Takes Effect
Peter Swiecicki and Igor Hanas, Squire Patton Boggs
After almost 30 years of underinvestment, the European Union has sanctioned Spain for its lack of water sanitation.
Some in the private sector often talk about Benelux as a single, homogenous region. But Belgium and the Netherlands are now at quite different points in their PPP evolution. Marina Formoso and Paul Jarvis investigate