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  • Meridiam partner Dionisio joins GISI

    After 15 years with Meridiam, John Dionisio has joined engineering and consulting group Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (GISI) as managing director for corporate development

  • Cambier appointed as director of Eiffage concessions

    Cécile Cambier has been announced as the new director of French construction giant Eiffage’s concessions, succeeding Marc Legrand who passed away after a long illness in January

  • Grigg starts as UK infra bank chair

    Chris Grigg, former Barclays chief executive has started today as the new chairperson of the newly established UK Infrastructure Bank ahead of its formal launch this month

  • CPP's InvIT investment closing imminently

    The Canadian institutional investor agreed to invest $60 million more in an Indian infrastructure investment trust

  • Clifford Chance's partnership grows

    Global law firm Clifford Chance promoted 29 lawyers to its partnership, including Sydney-based Reuben van Werkum

  • Macquarie/ROC bidding war revived again today

    The bidding war between Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and ROC to acquire agricultural asset manager Vitalharvest has been revived today (30 April 2021) with the parties lodging their seventh and sixth bid respectively.

  • BBGI completes London social infra acquisition

    BBGI Global Infrastructure has completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in 2 recreation facilities and 100 residential units across 2 sites in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

  • Ashurst Oz bolsters projects team with 3 partners

    The Australian arm of Ashurst has today promoted 3 lawyers to partner in its global infrastructure and projects team, as a part of the firm’s expansion into the energy and transport sectors

  • SNC-Lavalin back in action

    The World Bank has lifted sanctions previously imposed on SNC-Lavalin in 2013 for a period of 10 years

  • Saudi Arabia’s $15bn PPP plan

    Saudi Arabia's Royal Commission for AlUla has confirmed that its regeneration project – The Journey Through Time Masterplan – will take the form of a $15 billion opportunity for responsible investment in public-private partnerships

  • Medipass acquires new contracts

    DWS Infrastructure-backed Medipass Healthcare has acquired the managed equipment services division of Impregilo New Cross (INC), a subsidiary of WeBuild S.p.A

  • Laing adds to team in London

    John Laing has made several new hires

  • First Sentier appoints NY director

    First Sentier Investors has appointed Chris Tehranian as a senior director in New York

  • End of an era for DZ London

    A long-established name in the infra community – a banker of many years standing – Jonathan Bullock, is retiring form his role as head of the London branch project finance team

  • Another FA contract awarded in Alberta

    Alberta’s P3 Office has selected a financial adviser 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

  • Grandage goes global for NRF

    London-based infrastructure veteran Nick Grandage has been promoted to global head of banking and finance at Norton Rose Fulbright

  • Philippines signs Makati hospital PPP

    Philippines' Makati City Government on Tuesday awarded Filipino hospital developer Life Nurture the PPP contract to develop the Ospital ng Makati 2 – an unfinished hospital project in the city's Central Business District

  • Longo to replace Shipton as head of ASIC

    Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has today named former Deutsche banker Joe Longo as the new chair of Australian Securities and Investment Commission, replacing James Shipton who stepped down following a misconducted inquiry

  • John Laing benefits from buoyant secondary market

    John Laing reported a strong Q1, selling 3 assets and reaching its full-year investment guidance in Q1 alone as its renewables sell-off continues