The Dutch National Transport Authority, Rijkswaterstaat, has shortlisted teams for the A16 highway PPP project.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Europe
Brisa Concessão Rodoviária, S.A. (BCR), the main concession of Brisa, successfully issued a new corporate bond in an aggregate principal amount of €300 million (US$337 million).
Bulgaria's Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications has announced plans to relaunch the tender to operate Sofia Airport next September.
The Latvian State Roads (LSR) has invited all interested parties to an International Open Day of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project Kekava Bypass.
The University of Birmingham will establish a campus in Dubai, within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) free-zone.
Statens vegvesen, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA), has shortlisted three consortia for the RV3/RV25 Ommangsvollen – Grundset/Basthjørnet road PPP.
BlackRock Real Assets has acquired another student accommodation development in Sheffield (UK), bringing the total number of beds in its European Property Fund to more than 2,100 across five schemes.
Turkey’s Izmir Bayrakli Integrated Health Campus PPP has reached financial close.
Urbaser-Meridiam consortium has announced the financial close for the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP in Guipuzcoa, Basque Country (Spain).
KKR has announced that 100% of the shareholders of Q-Park have accepted its offer for all shares in Q-Park.
Lithuania's Parliament has approved a new Concessions law which comes into power from 1st January 2018. The legislation, passed together with the adoption of the EU Directive 2014/23/EU, enables a wider and more flexible use of concessions. The new law aims to establish an adequate, balanced and flexible legal framework for the award of concessions that ensures equal and open access to the market to economic operators from across the European Union.
Essex University is due to close the financing of its accommodation scheme with a second Assured Guaranty-wrapped index-linked bond issue, following the university’s first deal in March 2017.
DSK Avtoban and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) have signed a concession agreement with Avtodor, Russia’s state highways agency, for the financing, construction and operation of section four of Moscow's central ring road (CCR).
Ardian Infrastructure has signed an agreement with SIAS, Satap and Itinera, to become a shareholder of Autovia Padana, the company which operates the A21 Piacenza-Cremona-Brescia motorway.
FCC Aqualia, the FCC Group subsidiary specialising in integral water management, has successfully closed the process of issuing two simple bonds for a total amount of €1,350 million (US$1,511 million).
GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd, has announced that it has been selected to Develop, Operate and Manage the New International Airport of Heraklion at Crete in partnership with Greek infrastructure major GEK Terna Group. GMR Airports Limited will be the designated Airport Operator in the consortium for this project.
The government of Albania has launched the tender process for the development of an hydropower project on the Vjosa river under PPP scheme.
The University of Trinity Saint David, in Wales (UK) has launched the tender process seeking a partner for the development of the SA1 Swansea Waterfront project under PFI scheme.
EISER Finance Limited has reached financial close on a portfolio sale of assets to a fund managed by 3i Group plc (3i) from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund (EGIF).
The London Borough of Brent has launched a preliminary information memorandum (PIM), seeking to procure a delivery partner to carry out a high quality residential led mixed use redevelopment of the Peel site, located in NW6.