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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

Financial adviser emerges for Marseille Tunnel refinancing

Shareholders Vinci and Eiffage have appointed French consultancy and audit firm H3P for the refinancing of the Prado Sud Tunnel in France, as further financing details for the deal have been revealed to IJGlobal

Fiera Axium closes on Québec rail PPP

A Fiera Axium-led consortium has reached financial close on the C$215.49 million ($174.8 million) Pointe-Saint-Charles rail maintenance facility PPP in Montréal

Four invited to German A6 PPP dialogue

The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Baden-Württemberg has invited four consortia to submit a first offer in November for its A6 Riesloch/Rauenberg-Weinsberg PPP

Italy's Impresa Pizzarotti to invest in Moscow toll bridges

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Italian construction firm Impresa Pizzarotti have agreed to jointly invest in building four motorway toll bridges over railway crossings in the Moscow region, Russia

Responses due next month for Limassol Port

Interested parties have until 17 July 2015 to submit their expressions of interest in the privatisation of Limassol Port in Cyprus

Denver mandates KPMG for airport redevelopment

The City of Denver's Department of Aviation has appointed KPMG as financial adviser for the Denver International Airport redevelopment project

Vietnam approves Long Thanh airport

Vietnam’s National Assembly has approved the development of the $16 billion Long Thanh International airport in Dong Nai province

Los Angeles seeks adviser for streetcar

The City of Los Angeles is seeking a financial adviser for the estimated $281.6 million Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar project

Deadline extended for Philippines’ Davao Port PPP

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has extended the deadline for responses to its request for qualification (RFQ) for the roughly Ps17 billion ($377 million) Davao Sasa Port PPP

New debt signing deadline for third Istanbul airport

The General Directorate of State Airports (DHMI) in Turkey has set a new deadline for the sponsors to sign on the €4.8 billion ($5.4 billion) debt financing

New auction dates for North Marmara Motorway

Turkey’s General Directorate of Highways has set new dates for the auctions of the $4-5 billion North Marmara Motorway project, which is split into two separate build, operate and transfer (BOT) concessions

Five groups respond to Colorado I-70 East

Five groups have submitted qualification statements to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for the estimated $1.17 billion Interstate-70 East extension PPP

Nova Scotia mulls bundled PPP for highway upgrades

The Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (NSTIR) is seeking a consultant to study the feasibility of a proposed bundled PPP for highway widenings in the province

Strabag eyes stake in troubled Italian toll road

Project construction contractor Strabag has been looking to buy in to the equity of the financially strained €5 billion Autostrada Pedemontana Lombarda toll road in northern Italy, a source with knowledge of the matter told IJGlobal

ICA, La Caisse close on transport JV

Mexican construction firm Empresas ICA and Canadian fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have closed a transaction to create an operational platform dedicated to transport projects in Mexico

Bombardier wins London rolling stock contract

Transport for London (TfL) has provisionally awarded a £260 million ($412 million) contract to Bombardier Transportation to provide an electric fleet of new trains for the London Overground

Dragados and Flatiron win California HSR phase two

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has awarded the contract for the second phase of its high speed rail project to a Dragados and Flatiron joint venture

Four bid for Pasto-Rumichaca 4G highway

Four groups have submitted proposals for the Ps1.6 trillion ($630 million) Pasto-Rumichaca 4G highway concession