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Severn Trent hires National Grid director

UK water utility Severn Trent has announced that Emma Fitzgerald will join the utility as managing director of wholesale operations from 1 July 2015

P3 Canada Fund to launch next round of applications

PPP Canada will launch a seventh call for proposals for prospective project financings under its second C$1.2 billion ($961 million) P3 Canada Fund on Monday, 13 April

Interim bids submitted for Thames Tideway Tunnel

The second-round interim bid submissions took place today (8 April 2015) for the financing of the £4.2 billion (£6.3 billion)Thames Tideway Tunnel super sewer in London

Technical bids in for Egypt's Abu Rawash

The two bidders vying for the Abu Rawash wastewater project in Egypt are due to submit technical bids to the government today, IJGlobal understands

Rwanda signs bulk water PPP with Metito

Water management company Metito has signed a contract with the government of Rwanda to develop a new bulk water supply plant in Kigali

List of 12 for Oman’s Barka/Sohar IWP

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has published a list of 12 prequalified bidders for the construction of the Barka and Sohar independent water plants (IWP)

Corvias Group makes senior appointments

US-based developer Corvias Group has promoted John DiBari, who has been with the company since 2006, to the role of senior vice-president for finance

Yorkshire Water to tackle derivatives liability

Yorkshire Water is understood to be planning a restructuring that would remove its exposure to potential large payments under its inflation swap portfolio

MIGA provides Colombia financing guarantee to KfW

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is providing a guarantee of $95 million to KfW for their long-term financing to Colombia's Financiera de Desarrollo Territorial (Findeter)

Sydney Desalination refinancing signs

Hastings and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have signed on a A$1.656 billion ($1.3 billion) refinancing for the Sydney Desalination Plant in Australia

Paul Hastings hires three LatAm partners from A&O

Paul Hastings has hired three senior Latin America project finance attorneys from Allen & Overy (A&O) - Robert Kartheiser, Cahtleen McLaughlin and Bruno Soares

QEWC to build new Qatar desalination plant

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has selected fellow state-owned institution Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) to build a new reverse osmosis desalination plant in the country

OPWP seeks advisers for Salalah IWP

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has issued a request for proposals for advisers on the development of a new independent water project (IWP) in the city of Salalah

Final bid deadline for Qatar’s Facility D

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has set a final deadline for bids on its Facility D independent power and water project of the end of March 2015

Construction contractors selected for Thames Tideway Tunnel

Thames Water has selected the preferred contractors for the three construction lots for the £4.2 billion ($6.5 billion) Thames Tideway Tunnel super sewer, with Ferrovial and Laing O’Rourke taking the largest contract

IFC mulls Brazilian infra fund investment

GP Investimentos has approached the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for an equity contribution of up to $50 million in a 12-year closed-end private equity fund

Argentina signs OFID aqueduct loan

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has signed its first-ever public sector loan agreement with Argentina for a water supply project in the Santa Fé Province

MOP shortlists more firms for Punilla reservoir PPP

Chile's Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has prequalified more bidders in the forthcoming tender for the $387 million La Punilla reservoir project in Chile's Bío Bío region