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Banks selected for Passante di Mestre bond financing

State-owned highways manager ANAS has selected one of two competing groups of banks to arrange the €800 million ($1.1 billion) bond financing for the Passante di Mestre toll road in Italy's Veneto region

ANI awards Pasto-Rumichaca highway to Sacyr

Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded the Ps1.6 trillion ($630 million) Pasto-Rumichaca 4G highway concession to a Sacyr-led consortium

China Railway plans IPO

China Railway Signal & Communications (CRSC) is expected to raise up to $1.8 billion from an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong later this week

Vietnam approves Hon Khoai port PPP

The Vietnamese government has approved plans to develop the Hon Khoai deepwater port project as a PPP

HICL plans capital raise

UK-listed fund HICL Infrastructure Company has stated it intends to raise £48 million ($74 million) new capital in its quarterly statement

Colorado shortlists on I-70 East

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has shortlisted four groups for the estimated $1.17 billion Interstate-70 East extension PPP

IFM closes refinancing of Indiana Toll Road

IFM Investors has priced and closed a $1.05 billion 144A senior secured bond to refinance a portion of the debt signed to finance its $5.73 billion acquisition of Indiana Toll Road (ITR)

Ronesans agrees takeover of Ballast Nedam

Turkey's Rönesans Construction has reached conditional agreement to make a €30 million ($33 million) public offer to acquire troubled Dutch builder Ballast Nedam

Arcus agrees sale of its Angel Trains ROSCO stake

AMP Capital and PSP Investments have reached an agreement to acquire Arcus Infrastructure’s stake in UK rolling stock company (ROSCO) Angel Trains

Jasa Marga closes on Indonesian toll road

A consortium of four state-owned firms led by Jasa Marga has closed the financing for the construction of the Medan-Kualanamu-Tebing Tinggi toll road in Indonesia

EU to recruit committee members for Juncker Plan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission are recruiting to form the investment committee for the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI)

Ontario's Eglinton LRT prices bonds, nears close

An ACS- and SNC-Lavalin-led consortium has priced C$731.85 million ($563.7 million) in bonds to finance the C$5.5 billion Eglinton Crosstown light-rail transit (LRT) project in Toronto

Five more commitments agreed under Juncker Plan

The European Investment Bank has today announced five approved commitments for the €21 billion ($23 billion) European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), under Juncker’s Investment Plan for Europe

Mota-Engil wins Aruba's Watty Vos Boulevard PPP

The Government of Aruba has awarded the concession for the $120 million Watty Vos Boulevard road PPP to Portuguese construction company Mota-Engil

Canada issues RFQ for Detroit-Windsor bridge PPP

A Canadian bridge authority has issued a request for qualifications for the Gordie Howe International Bridge PPP between Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario

Pension funds buy bonds for Russia's M11 highway

The sponsors Vinci and VTB Capital have placed a further Rb5.5 billion ($97 million) senior bonds to finance the M11 Moscow-St Petersburg (543-868km) greenfield road PPP

TP Ferro files for administration

Eiffage and ACS Group’s project company for the Franco-Spanish high speed rail line – TP Ferro - has filed for administration to the Girona commercial court in Spain, as it struggles with €400 million ($437 million) in overdue debt

Philippines regional airports PPP delayed slightly

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communications has delayed the deadline slightly for submission of prequalification documents for the regional airports PPP

Great Yarmouth Port sale process commences

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) is considering a sale of its ownership stake in the Great Yarmouth Port in the UK

Winnipeg issues RFP for transit PPP

The City of Winnipeg has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the estimated C$590 million ($454.7 million) Southwest Rapid Transitway (stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass project