- MegaProject 1224: Skanska wins US$700 million road PPP in Norway
- RFP for US$6 million marina PPP in India
- Government of Chile extends Abertis' highway concession in exchange for new investments
- Atlantia and ACS-Hochtief agree to jointly acquire Abertis
- CITIC Envirotech wins RMB300 mil PPP project in Chinese Hubei Province
- BGIS cancels transaction to acquire UK Carillion portfolio
The Government of Andhra Padresh has issued a request for proposals for the development of Amaravati Marina on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis. Amaravati is the capital of Andhra Padresh, a state in the south-east of India. The estimated value of the project is about INR400 millions (US$6.14 million).
News and Projects by Country
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Funds & Investments News
The Board of Utilities of Australia Pty Limited, trustee of the Utilities Trust of Australia fund (UTA), has confirmed the selection of H.R.L.Morrison & Co Limited (Morrison & Co) as the preferred manager of UTA. The open-ended global infrastructure fund was established in 1994 and was formerly managed by Hastings Funds Management.
|Manager Location||Infrastructure Fund||Stage||Closing Amount (US$ MM)|
|Sweden||EQT Infrastructure II Fund||Fully invested||1,925.00|
|Luxembourg, UK (United Kingdom)||Glennmont Clean Energy Fund Europe III||Fundraising, Investment|
|Australia||AMP Capital Diversified Infrastructure Trust (ADIT)||Fundraising|
|B&W Global Project Finance Fund||In planning|
|Australia||Utilities Trust of Australia (UTA)||Fundraising, Investment|
Atlantia has confirmed that, on 13 March, it signed a binding term sheet relating to a joint investment in Abertis Infraestructuras SA with Hochtief, a subsidiary of Grupo ACS. This follows recent speculation over the companies' competing bids to acquire Abertis, one of the largest toll-road operators in the world, based in Spain, which were submitted last year, and recent confirmation that they have been in talks.
|Modification date||Transaction||Country||Transaction value (US$MM)|
|Mar 19, 2018||IFM acquires a minority stake in FCC Aqualia from FCC||Spain||1,258.09|
|Mar 16, 2018||Atlantia acquires toll road operator Abertis||Spain||18,028.21|
|Mar 16, 2018||ACS acquires Spanish toll operator Abertis||Spain||2,015.03|
|Mar 14, 2018||John Laing sells 15% stake in Agility Trains West to AXA||UK (United Kingdom)||316.88|
|Mar 13, 2018||Asset Buyout Partners acquires Mongstad Group from EQT||Norway|
People & Companies News
Currie & Brown UK has announced the appointment of eight new directors, five of whom are new appointments and three of whom have been promoted to the position from within the company.
|Colombia||Bogotá||Engineer for Bidding and Investment||Mar 19, 2018|
|Egypt||Cairo||Investment Officer (Cairo)||Mar 19, 2018|
|(USA) United States of America||New York||Investment Banking Associate - Power, Energy and Infrastructure||Mar 19, 2018|
|Canada||Toronto||Sr. Director Private-Public Partnerships (PPP) Operations||Mar 16, 2018|
|India||Mumbai||AVP-Project Finance||Mar 16, 2018|
|Netherlands||Amsterdam||Analyst, Infrastructure||Mar 16, 2018|
|Bangladesh||Dhaka||National Consultant- Corporate Partnerships Specialist||Mar 16, 2018|
|Canada||Toronto||Project Director - Infrastructure (Rail/LRT)||Mar 16, 2018|
|Austria||Vienna||Project Finance Professional||Mar 15, 2018|
|Singapore||Singapore City||Capital Project & Infrastructure – MA/SM||Mar 15, 2018|
Yesterday the UK Parliament voted against imposing a windfall tax on PPP contractors. The tax was proposed by a member of the Labour Party, and was supported by members of other parties and publicly backed by the UK's second largest trade union.
Corporate Finance News
Bouwfonds Investment Management, subsidiary of Rabo Real Estate Group, has announced the completion of the disposal of a large part of its portfolio. As a result of this successful divestment, Bouwfonds IM’s portfolio has been cut back from over EUR6.3 billion (US$7.8 billion) in 2015 to EUR2.1 billion (US$2.6 billion) now.
|Country||Company||Type of Company|
|(USA) United States of America||DLA Piper||Legal Advisor|
|Sweden||Skanska||Contractor, Infrastructure Developer, O&M Provider|
|Austria||Strabag||Contractor, Infrastructure Developer, O&M Provider|
|Spain||Acciona||Contractor, Infrastructure Developer, O&M Provider|
|Spain||Abertis||Infrastructure Developer, O&M Provider|