Latest Social & Defence News

  • Florida uni invites proposals for marine facility P3

    Florida Atlantic University is soliciting bids for a private partner to DBFOM a state-of-the-art marine testing research facility

  • Public lighting PPP signed in Brazil

    The contract for public lighting services in Sapucaia do Sul in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul have been signed

  • Nordic institutional investors launch €1bn infra vehicle

    Four Nordic institutional investors have formed a partnership with Arjun Infrastructure Partners

  • EQT launches €300m care home JV

    EQT and construction company Arco Lavori have launched a €300m joint venture to create senior care home facilities in Northern Italy

  • NAIF amendment bill passes house of representatives

    The changes to the Northern Australia Infrastructure facility proposed by Scott Morrison’s coalition government have this week been approved by the house of representatives, progressing the bill to the senate

  • Alberta seeks FA for schools bundles

    Alberta’s P3 Office has issued an RFP for financial advisory services for phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3 of the 5 new schools bundle to be built across the province, supported by the Government of Alberta

  • Balfour Beatty/Axium team to build UMass student housing P3

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst has selected Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions and Axium Infrastructure to develop new undergraduate housing and graduate accommodation

  • Powick voted chief executive of Deloitte Oz

    The board of Deloitte Australia has this week voted to appoint Adam Powick as its new chief executive, replacing Richard Deutsch

  • Veolia reaffirms criticism of GIP-Ardian Suez offer

    Veolia has renewed criticism of an offer put forward by GIP and Ardian to acquire a portion of Suez – while advancing plans to do the same

  • Asian investor adjusts commitment to infra fund

    A life insurance company slightly lowered its commitment to a Korean alternative asset manager

  • Westpac considers NZ business demerger

    One of Australia’s Big Four banks Westpac has announced a review process of its New Zealand operations to assess the viability of a possible demerger

  • Manulife company hires Cooperström into new sustainability role

    Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG), a company within Manulife Investment Management, has hired Eric Cooperström as managing director, impact investing and natural climate solutions

  • Astarte appoints head of North America

    London-based real assets investor Astarte Capital Partners has appointed Paul Kerr as managing director as part of the firm’s North American expansion

  • Equitix invests £40m in cancer care

    Equitix has made a £40 million investment in cancer care business Rutherford Health

  • Peru structures 8 educational projects

    Peru will award 2 packages of educational projects to be executed through a public investment mechanism

  • Asian lifer backs infra fund

     An Asian life insurer committed nearly $120 million towards an infrastructure fund

  • Ardian and GIP pitch new offer for Suez

    Ardian and GIP have lodged a proposal that could end the impasse in Veolia’s campaign to take over Suez

  • Behets joins SocGen

    Olivier Behets has joined Societe Generale as the bank's newest vice present on the London infrastructure finance team

  • Philippines healthcare PPP recruits adviser

    The transaction adviser of a hospital PPP in Manila is recruiting a team to assist on the project