IPFA Frankfurt Event: Thank You

March 21, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank DLA Piper UK LLP for hosting a very successful IPFA Frankfurt session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Heiz Juergen Scheid, Bundesnetzagentur; Markus Geisselmann, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners LLP; Oliver Fincke, Deutsche Bank; Wolfram Distler & Ludger Gieberts,  DLA Piper and Daniela Schoof,  IPFA Germany.

IPFA Seoul Event: Thank You

March 20, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Korea Eximbank, Paul Hastings & Aon for hosting a very successful IPFA Seoul session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Young-whan Sul, Jin Ha Lee and Steve Kim, Korea Eximbank; Matthew O’Connor and Joseph Kim, Paul Hastings LLP; Gary Swinfield,  Aon Risk Solutions and…

IPFA Canada Branch Council Announced

March 19, 2013

IPFA are pleased to announce details of the IPFA Canada Branch Council. The IPFA are delighted to welcome Mark  Bain, Partner, Torys LLP; Jim Cahill, Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Ontario; Sarah Clark President & CEO, Partnerships BC; Damian Joy, President & CEO, Bilfinger Project Investments North America; Peter Kinkartz, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Finance, Scotiabank;…

John Laing Enters Swedish Onshore Wind Market

March 5, 2013

John Laing has achieved financial close on the Svartvallsberget Wind Farm in Sweden, its first overseas project in the onshore wind sector. John Laing is 100% investor in the project, securing the company’s position in the sector following its acquisition of two UK wind farms in 2012. The project comprises the design, build, finance and…

IPFA Sydney Event: Thank You

March 5, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Clayton Utz for hosting a very successful IPFA Sydney session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Les Wielinga, Transport for NSW; Peter Regan, New South Wales Treasury; Thao Oakey, Leighton Contractors Pty Limited; John Shirbin, Clayton Utz; Les Wielinga, Transport for NSW; Ben…

IPFA New York Event: Thank You

March 5, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Arup & Freshfields for hosting a very successful IPFA New York session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Alex Darden, EQT; Alok Garg, Scotiabank; Andrew Medvedev, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Fund; Brian Renehan & Steven Lloyd,  Arup; Melissa Raciti-Knapp & Adam Giuliano, Freshfields and Joel…

Call for papers – Public Infrastructure Bulletin

March 5, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS – PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE BULLETIN EDITION 9:  Bond University’s Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture publishes the Public Infrastructure Bulletin – Infrastructure & the Built Environment (PIB) which is an annual e-journal of articles coordinated by Prof. Michael Regan.  The PIB is circulated to 2,500 readers internationally.  We invite IPFA members to submit…

IFC and Infrastructure Journal Announce Top Public-Private Partnerships in Emerging Markets

March 4, 2013

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Infrastructure Journal  today highlighted the achievements of 40 public-private partnerships in emerging markets that demonstrate best practices for governments that collaborate with the private sector to provide a wide range of public services and spur economic development. The partnerships, selected from projects nominated following a global…

New Quito International Airport opens

March 1, 2013

The new Mariscal Sucre International airport in Quito, Ecuador, has officially opened following an inauguration by President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa. Project stakeholders then concluded a highly complex overnight transfer of operations to the new airport, 15km to the east of the city in just 14 hours, with the new airport opening its doors to…

White & Case Advises SAAOne on €1 Billion PPP Project

March 1, 2013

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised SAAOne – a consortium comprising Hochtief PPP Solutions GmbH, VolkerInfra PPP B.V., Boskalis B.V. and the Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF Infra 3 Finance B.V.) – on the financing of the €1 billion A1/A6 Diemen-Muiderberg-Almere Havendreef motorway PPP project in the Netherlands. Please click here to view…

Mott MacDonald wins PPP contract for health campus in Turkey.

March 1, 2013

Mott MacDonald Group Limited, a UK-based engineering services consultancy, has secured a public–private partnership (PPP) contract from Bilkent Ankara Entegre Saglik Hizmetleri Yatirim Ve Isletme Anonim Sirketi for the development of Ankara Bilkent Integrated Health Campus in Turkey. The Ankara Bilkent Integrated Health Campus will offer 3,662 beds. It will include a 562-bed general hospital,…

IPFA Turkey Event: Thank You

February 27, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank DLA Piper & GE Healthcare for hosting a very successful IPFA Turkey session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Muharrem Kucuk,  YükselKarkınKüçük Attorney Partnership (“YKK”); Huseyin Arslan, YDA Construction;  Sule Kilic,  UniCredit; Bahar İlkbay Terliksiz, Akbank; Marco Rosso, Meridiam Infrastructure; John Seed, Mott…

Lord Deighton, Commercial Secretary to the UK Treasury Confirmed for Keynote Speech at IPFA Week

February 27, 2013

Recently appointed Commercial Secretary to the UK Treasury Lord Deighton, with responsibility for the lead on infrastructure and economic delivery, including responsibility for implementing the Government’s National Infrastructure Plan and supporting the Culture Secretary with the 2012 Olympics legacy, has confirmed he will deliver a Keynote Speech to delegates at this year’s IPFA Infrastructure Finance Forum taking place in…

Service Works Group: Understanding and Managing Risk in PPPs

February 22, 2013

A new white paper from Service Works Group (PPP operational performance management software provider) entitled ‘PPPs – Risk and Protection Management’ examines the risks inherent in public private partnership contracts and the best ways these can be managed. The white paper focuses on the importance of due diligence and risk evaluation prior to the contract…

White & Case Advises on Ground-Breaking US$1.2 Billion Financing of Nigerian Fertiliser Project

February 22, 2013

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the lenders on the ground-breaking US$1.2 billion financing of Indorama’s nitrogenous fertiliser complex in Rivers State, Nigeria, the largest fertiliser plant in Africa. The financing was provided by a diverse group of international and Nigerian lenders comprising a number of Development Finance Institutions, international banks and…

ANI – Prequalification Process

February 22, 2013

The National Infrastructure Agency of Colombia (ANI) is proud to announce that the Prequalification process for the first 4 projects amounting to approximately US$ 2billion has been opened.  This is the first step of the Fourth Generation of Concessions (PPP) program in Colombia that amounts for US$26 billion in 25-30 PPP Road Infrastructure Projects.  Please…

IPFA Johannesburg Event: Thank You

February 21, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Nedbank Capital for hosting a very successful IPFA Johannesburg session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Mduduzi Godlo & Jacky Molisane, Department: Public Enterprises; Jean-Pierre Labuschagne, Deloitte; Rowan Goeller, Group Five; Volker von Widdern, Marsh Risk Consulting; Mike Peo,  Nedbank Capital and Geoff Haley,…

IPFA London Event: Thank You

February 20, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Hogan Lovells International LLP for hosting a very successful IPFA London session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Padmesh Shukla, TfL Pension Fund; Nick Prior, Deloitte; IPFA Middle East London Committee Member; Chris Holmes, NIBC; IPFA UK Branch Council Chairman and Alex Harrison, Hogan…

IPFA Dubai Event: Thank You

February 19, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Norton Rose in collaboration with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) TheCityUK for hosting a very successful IPFA Dubai session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Maarten Wolfs, PWC; Muneer Ferozie, International Finance Corporation; Mansoor Durrani, NCB; Christoph Vojc, HSBC; Richard Palmer, Mubadala; IPFA…

IPFA London Event: Thank You

February 7, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank Standard & Poor’s for hosting a very successful IPFA London session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Doug Segars, Infrastructure UK, HM Treasury; Georg Grodzki, Legal & General Investment Management; Giles Frost, Amber Infrastructure; Priya Nair, Royal Bank of Canada; Jim Buchanan, Berwin…

Rijksgebouwendienst and BAM/PGGM joint venture reach financial close for PPP project for new Supreme Court Building

January 23, 2013

The Government Buildings Agency (Rijksgebouwendienst) and a consortium of BAM have reached financial close today for the new building of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands in The Hague. The contract covers the design, construction, financing, maintenance and soft services over a thirty year period (‘DBFMO’). The project is to be implemented by the ‘Poort…

IPFA London Event: Thank You

January 22, 2013

The IPFA would like to thank John Laing Investments Ltd & Lloyds Bank for hosting a very successful IPFA London session. We would also like to extend our gratitude to all those who participated including: Andrew Hartley, GIB; Nigel Aitchison, Foresight; Allison Page, DLA Piper; Bernard Kaufhold, Cory Environmental; Mike Chappell and Iain MacDonald, Lloyds Bank; Andy Harmer and David Whitehurst, John Laing Investments Ltd; and…

Peninsula Link opens to traffic

January 17, 2013

Peninsula Link, a 27 kilometre four lane connection between the Frankston Freeway-EastLink Interchange at Carrum Downs and the Mornington Peninsula Freeway at Mount Martha in Australia, has achieved completion and will be opened to traffic imminently. The occasion was marked by an official opening by the Premier, the Honourable Ted Baillieu and the Minister of…

Australian Government Initiative: NICS

January 9, 2013

The Australian Government has established a National Infrastructure Construction Schedule (NICS).  The NICS is an initiative of the Australian Government that brings together information on major infrastructure projects across all tiers of Australian government on one unique website and provides industry and investors with increased certainty and transparency. Constructors, investors, governments and the public can…

Galliford Try team lands £113m Manchester housing PFI deal

January 8, 2013

A Galliford Try consortium has beaten Gleeson’s team to an £113 million Manchester PFI regeneration deal. Solutions 4 Brunswick, made up of Galliford Try, Mears and Contour Housing, has been selected as preferred bidder ahead of Fern Consortium, which includes Gleeson and Harvest Housing Group. The Manchester City Council scheme  includes the build and management…

Free Trade Agreement Between The European Union and Colombia Completes

December 17, 2012

The relationship between Colombia and the UK continues to progress. Tuesday 11th December 2012 marked an unprecedented milestone in trade relations between the two countries as a free trade agreement (FTA) between Colombia and the European Union (EU) was approved at the European Parliament in Brussels.  The completion of the FTA will open Colombia up…

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