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  • MIRA back in as Vitalharvest bidding war intensifies

    The bidding war to acquire agricultural land holder Vitalharvest has once again come to a head with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) invoking matching rights, putting a hold on ROC’s binding bid

  • Kenya issues RFQ for army housing PPP

    Kenya’s MoD has issued the RFQ documents for the first phase of a housing PPP project to provide residences for Kenya Defence Forces personnel

  • Engie signs public lighting in Brazil

    Engie has signed the contract for the public lighting concession of the Brazilian municipality of Petrolina in the Pernambuco state

  • Eight Advisory launches Hamburg infrastructure practice

    Consulting firm Eight Advisory has hired infrastructure specialist Thomas Gummert to run a new office in Hamburg

  • Asper makes first hire in the Netherlands

    Asper has appointed Dirk Hovers as a director – the London-based firm’s first hire in the Netherlands

  • Suez agrees to sell Oz business amid Veolia takeover threat

    French waste management giant Suez has agreed to sell its Australian recycling business to Melbourne-based Cleanaway for A$2.52 billion while it tries to dodge takeover by industry rival Veolia

  • Squire Patton Boggs expands in Oz with new hire

    American headquartered law firm Squire Patton Boggs has added to its Australian practice with the appointment of M&A veteran Michael Gajic

  • UN issues RFP for education projects in Brazil

    The United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS), the UN operational arm dedicated to implementing projects in countries around the world, has issued a request for proposal to hire specialized consultants to prepare the regulatory analysis and structure the legal modeling for PPP projects in Brazil’s socio-educational sector

  • CDPQ selects Energize Ventures for clean energy co-investments

    CDPQ has launched a co-investment partnership with Chicago-based Energize Ventures

  • EXCLUSIVE Ronga crops up at Daiwa ICP as CIO

    Sergio Ronga – one of the best-known figures on the London team at DC Advisory – started today as chief investment officer at the recently-formed Daiwa International Capital Partners

  • KKR secures $125m commitment

    KKR Infrastructure has received a $125 million commitment from a US pension fund

  • NIIFL acquires Indian hospital portfolio

    National Investment and Infrastructure Fund has acquired Manipal Hospitals through its NIIF Strategic Opportunities Fund Mumbai

  • Vista Ridge raises $1.25bn for third sustainable asset fund

    Vision Ridge Partners has closed its Sustainable Asset Fund III after hitting its $1.25 billion hard cap in just 4.5 months

  • Macquarie slapped with penalties over historical breaches

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has issued penalties to Macquarie in response to multiple material breaches of prudential and reporting standards at the bank

  • AMP CEO steps down after tumultuous week

    The chief executive of AMP Capital – Francesco De Ferrari – has today stepped down from the role despite a spate of denials from the company in recent times that he would remain

  • India state government eyes more PPPs

    An adviser to a government in southwestern India is recruiting a consultancy firm to help beef up its PPP pipeline

  • EBRD veteran to start new role in May

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development appointed Hungarian national Zsuzsanna Hargitai as the new managing director of Central Asia

  • John Laing offload stake in New Royal Adelaide PPP

    British infrastructure investor John Laing has today completed the sale of its 17.26% interest in the New Royal Adelaide Hospital (NRAH) as a part of the firm's strategy to realise secondary investments and re-invest in greenfield projects

  • Ila Patel takes editor role at IJGlobal

    IJGlobal is delighted to announce that from today – the start of April 2021 – we have a new editor… Ila Patel