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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

PennDOT issues draft RFP for CNG fuelling stations PPP

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has issued a draft request for proposals (RFP) for its compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations project

MSC Rail wins Portuguese freight operator privatisation

Portugal’s Council of Ministers has selected MSC Rail, a subsidiary of Mediterranean Shipping Company, as winner for the privatisation of Portugal’s freight operator CP Carga

Australia's CIMIC appoints new CFO

Australian construction firm CIMIC has appointed Angel Muriel as its new chief financial officer

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