Brazil's development bank BNDES and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have jointly launched an infrastructure fund, called B2 Infra, with a target size of US$1.5 billion. 30% of the capital will be provided by BNDES, 10% by the IDB and the rest by the private sector, mainly institutional investors.
Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has announced the sale of a minority equity interest in its parent company to a subsidiary of Assured Guaranty Ltd.
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has announced that an industrial zone to be built in Bingiriya, in the west of Sri Lanka, will be developed through a public-private partnership.
WSP Global Inc. has obtained the consent of the Overseas Investment Office to acquire Opus International Consultants Limited, following an application filed on August 22, 2017. The purchase price, which amounts to NZ$283.9 million (US$194,23 million), will be financed using WSP's available cash and credit facilities.
Birmingham City Council has launched a tender process to seek private partners for the development of a industrial zone in Peddimore.
Moorebank Intermodal Company (MIC) and the Sydney Intermodal Terminal Alliance (SIMTA), have reached financial close for the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal Precinct PPP project.
Oman Logistics Company (OLCo) has announced it has launched a tender process to develop the integrated hub, Khazaen Logistics Hub, in South Al Batinah Governorate.
Thailand's US$20 billion pipeline involves 12 projects to be approved by the PPP Committee this year.
InfraVia has announed the acquisition by InfraVia European Fund III of Ocea Smart Building (OSB) from SUEZ.
Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has strengthened its global unlisted infrastructure investments team with with both an Australian and a US-based appointment.
International law firm Simmons & Simmons has expanded its projects team with the appointment Simon Moore who joins the firm today as a partner.
Currie & Brown and Sweett have reached agreement whereby Currie & Brown, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dar, will acquire the entire share capital of Sweett.
Ginkgo Advisor has recently announced the first closing and launch of its second fund, Ginkgo Fund II, which targets the sustainable remediation of brownfield sites in urban areas.
MCC2 Group has recently announced that it has won the bidding process for the construction of the Utility Pipe Gallery PPP project in Baotou, an Inner Mongolia autonomous region of northern China.
Amey, the UK subsidiary of Ferrovial Services, has announced the appointment of Andy Milner as CEO to replace Mel Ewell, who will be stepping down in March after 15 years at the helm.
VINCI Energies acquires J&P Richardson, a leading Australian electrical contracting and engineering company
VINCI Energies, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in energy services and ICT, has just finalised the acquisition of J&P Richardson Industries Pty Limited.
Golding Capital Partners (GCP), a German independent asset managers for private equity, private debt and infrastructure, has announced it now manages a €175 million mandate for infrastructure investments from Düsseldorf-based Nordrheinische Ärtzeversorgung (NÄV), one of Germany's largest private pension funds.