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MegaProject 957: Three teams shortlisted for €730 MM Dutch road

MegaProject 957: Three teams shortlisted for €730 MM Dutch road

🕔Jun 28, 2017

The Dutch National Transport Authority, Rijkswaterstaat, has shortlisted teams for the A16 highway PPP project.

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Brisa raises €300 MM through new bond issue

Brisa raises €300 MM through new bond issue

🕔Jun 28, 2017

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).

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Bulgaria to relaunch Sofia Airport tender

Bulgaria to relaunch Sofia Airport tender

🕔Jun 28, 2017

Bulgaria's Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications has announced plans to relaunch the tender to operate Sofia Airport next September.

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Latvia invites firms to the International Open Day Kekava Bypass PPP project

Latvia invites firms to the International Open Day Kekava Bypass PPP project

🕔Jun 28, 2017

The Latvian State Roads (LSR) has invited all interested parties to an International Open Day of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project Kekava Bypass.

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Birmingham university launches Middle East PPP

Birmingham university launches Middle East PPP

🕔Jun 26, 2017

The University of Birmingham will establish a campus in Dubai, within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) free-zone.

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MegaProject 953: Shortlist for Norway's US$585 MM PPP road

MegaProject 953: Shortlist for Norway's US$585 MM PPP road

🕔Jun 20, 2017

Statens vegvesen​, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA), has shortlisted three consortia for the RV3/RV25 Ommangsvollen – Grundset/Basthjørnet road PPP.

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BlackRock acquires student housing development in Sheffield

BlackRock acquires student housing development in Sheffield

🕔Jun 20, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 952: Turkey’s Izmir Bayrakli Integrated Health Campus PPP achieves FC

MegaProject 952: Turkey’s Izmir Bayrakli Integrated Health Campus PPP achieves FC

🕔Jun 19, 2017

Turkey’s Izmir Bayrakli Integrated Health Campus PPP has reached financial close.

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Financial close reached for Zubieta waste to energy PPP

Financial close reached for Zubieta waste to energy PPP

🕔Jun 19, 2017

Urbaser-Meridiam consortium has announced the financial close for the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP in Guipuzcoa, Basque Country (Spain).

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Q-Park shareholders accept KKR offer

Q-Park shareholders accept KKR offer

🕔Jun 19, 2017

KKR has announced that 100% of the shareholders of Q-Park have accepted its offer for all shares in Q-Park.

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Lithuanian Parliament approves new Concessions law

Lithuanian Parliament approves new Concessions law

🕔Jun 16, 2017

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.

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Financial close on Essex student scheme

Financial close on Essex student scheme

🕔Jun 15, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 948: Moscow Central Ring Road section achieves commercial close

MegaProject 948: Moscow Central Ring Road section achieves commercial close

🕔Jun 13, 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).

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Ardian fund IV to take stake of Italian highway concession

Ardian fund IV to take stake of Italian highway concession

🕔Jun 13, 2017

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.

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FCC Aqualia successfully completes two bonds issues for a total of €1,350 million

FCC Aqualia successfully completes two bonds issues for a total of €1,350 million

🕔Jun 13, 2017

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).

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MegaProject 946: GMR Airports wins Crete’s airport concession

MegaProject 946: GMR Airports wins Crete’s airport concession

🕔Jun 9, 2017

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.

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Albania launches tender for a hydropower project

Albania launches tender for a hydropower project

🕔Jun 9, 2017

The government of Albania has launched the tender process for the development of an hydropower project on the Vjosa river under PPP scheme.

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Swansea university tenders estate project

Swansea university tenders estate project

🕔Jun 8, 2017

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

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EISER closes on portfolio sale of assets to 3i

EISER closes on portfolio sale of assets to 3i

🕔Jun 8, 2017

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). 

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London borough issues PIM for a residential scheme

London borough issues PIM for a residential scheme

🕔Jun 7, 2017

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.

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