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  • Indonesia to tender 14 infra PPPs

    Indonesia's Public Works and Public Housing Ministry is planning to tender up to 14 PPPs by this year, with a total investment value of about Rp186.08 trillion

  • Pacific PPP in pre-development

    IFC is recruiting an adviser to assist on an institutional investor-backed social infrastructure PPP in the Solomon Islands

  • IJMexico 21 – a timely discussion

    IJGlobal is hosting – virtually – a premier event bringing together government, institutional investors, developers, lenders, advisors, and funds focused on infrastructure and energy financing opportunities in Mexico

  • Veolia-Suez battle ends…honourably

    The battle for Suez has ended and an accord reached with Veolia, allowing the merger of the 2 groups, despite months of mud-slinging from both parties

  • O’Dwyer joins Barrenjoey board

    Investment banking newcomer Barrenjoey ploughs on with hiring spree adding former federal cabinet minister Kelly O’Dwyer to its board on Monday

  • Cleanaway deal falls through as Suez agrees to Veolia merger

    Cleanaway’s proposal to buy Suez’s local business has fallen through today after the French utility agreed to a merger with Veolia, ending a bitter takeover battle

  • Stantec to expand Australian business

    Global engineering and design firm Stantec is acquiring Engenium, an Australian project delivery consultancy

  • April market update from IO

    Infrastructure Ontario has released its latest market update for April which reaffirms the projects mentioned in December 2020 and adds detail to a few projects procurement schedules

  • Thundering Herd appoints new chair

    Melbourne-based private equity firm Thundering Herd has appoointed Benni Aroni as board chair as a part of its expansion strategy

  • Pool of P3 advisers in place for Florida city

    The City of Riviera Beach and the Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency have selected a pool of P3 advisers

  • Linklaters promotes 3 to partner in energy & infra team

    Law firm Linklaters has made up 3 lawyers in its global energy & infrastructure team to partner

  • EXCLUSIVE Big 4 legend – Nick Prior – to stand down

    One of the leading lights of the Big 4 infrastructure community – Nick Prior – is standing down from his position as global head of infrastructure and capital projects at Deloitte

  • John Laing, Macquarie in retirement venture

    The John Laing Group has joined forces with Macquarie to create a UK-based platform to invest in retirement accommodation with an initial £200 million investment.

  • ROC ups bid again, MIRA on notice

    Private equity firm ROC upped its bid to acquire agricultural land holder Vitalharvest for the second time last night just hours after Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets matched its previous bid.

  • Franklin Templeton adds senior home to fund

    Franklin Real Asset Advisors has bought a nursing home located in Las Rozas, Madrid, on behalf of Franklin Templeton’s Social Infrastructure fund

  • Details emerge on Balfour Beatty’s university PPP

    Balfour Beatty last week emerged as the preferred bidder on the project to expand Royal Holloway University’s student village in Rusham Park in Egham, Surrey – bypassing 2 other contenders

  • Next stage for Ontario correctional complex P3

    Infrastructure Ontario has prequalified 2 teams and issued an RFP for a contract to DBFM the new Thunder Bay Correctional Complex

  • Jonathan Howie snares VGI Partners CEO role

    Former BlackRock managing director Jonathan Howie has on Wednesday been announced as the chief executive of Australia based fund manager VGI Partners following a comprehensive selection process

  • Al Gihaz acquires Enshore Subsea

    Saudi infra investment company Al Gihaz Holding has completed the acquisition of British subsea services company Enshore Subsea as part of a new joint venture