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Infrastructure/PPP news in UK (United Kingdom)

Balfour Beatty announces sale of Blackpool Airport

Balfour Beatty announces sale of Blackpool Airport

🕔Sep 19, 2017

Balfour Beatty has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its 95% share in Blackpool Airport to Blackpool Council.

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MegaProject 1009: Preferred route for UK’s GBP1.6bn tunnel

MegaProject 1009: Preferred route for UK’s GBP1.6bn tunnel

🕔Sep 14, 2017

The UK government, through the Secretary of State for Transport, has announced the preferred route for the A303 Stonehenge tunnel project, which it aims to deliver under Private Finance 2 (PF2).

 

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PB for £30m Scottish hospital PPP

PB for £30m Scottish hospital PPP

🕔Sep 14, 2017

hub North Scotland has announced that Balfour Beatty has been appointed the main ‘tier 1’ contractor for NHS Highland’s proposed new hospitals

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MegaProject 1007: Wales launches MIM road

MegaProject 1007: Wales launches MIM road

🕔Sep 12, 2017

The Welsh government has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for the upgrade of the section of the A465 through its new Mutual Investment Model (MIM).

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HICL, Equitix, NPS complete acquisition of HS1

HICL, Equitix, NPS complete acquisition of HS1

🕔Sep 11, 2017

A consortium of HICL, Equitix and the South Korean National Pension Service (NPS) have completed the acquisition of the High Speed One (HS1) rail concession in the UK for more than £3 billion ($3.9 billion).

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Transurban prices €500 million bond in the Eurobond Market

Transurban prices €500 million bond in the Eurobond Market

🕔Sep 7, 2017

Transurban has announced that Transurban Finance Company Pty Limited, the Transurban Group’s financing vehicle, has priced €500 million (US$596 million) of senior secured 10.5 year notes under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme.

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MegaProject 994: London borough launches £1.5bn regen JV

MegaProject 994: London borough launches £1.5bn regen JV

🕔Aug 23, 2017

The London Borough of Newham seeks a regeneration partner to enter into a joint venture for a major mixed-used development.

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AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

🕔Aug 22, 2017

AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.

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MegaProject 986: Birmingham launches £1bn Smithfield development scheme

MegaProject 986: Birmingham launches £1bn Smithfield development scheme

🕔Aug 8, 2017

Birmingham City Council is seeking a private partner to deliver the Birmingham Smithfield development scheme located in the heart of the city centre.

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Barnsley regeneration project launched

Barnsley regeneration project launched

🕔Aug 4, 2017

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (UK) has issued a contract notice for the development of a regeneration scheme.

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Solihull to terminate PPP contract

Solihull to terminate PPP contract

🕔Aug 2, 2017

Solihull Council (UK) has announced it decision terminate its PPP contract with Rivendell Leisure Ltd to deliver its leisure services. 
 

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MegaProject 981: Five shortlisted for £4 billion Euston Station regeneration

MegaProject 981: Five shortlisted for £4 billion Euston Station regeneration

🕔Aug 1, 2017

HS2 has published the names of the bidders in the running to win the Euston Master Development Partner contract.

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Borealis and USS acquire stake in Thames Water

Borealis and USS acquire stake in Thames Water

🕔Jul 31, 2017

Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, the pension plan for municipal workers in Ontario, Canada, has announced the purchase of an additional 5.5% interest in Kemble Water Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of Thames Water Utilities Limited, from AMP Capital.

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Macquarie to sell holding in National Car Parks to Park24

Macquarie to sell holding in National Car Parks to Park24

🕔Jul 20, 2017

Macquarie has announced that Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund II (MEIF2) has agreed to sell its 100 per cent interest in National Car Parks Limited (NCP) to a consortium of Park24, a listed Japanese strategic buyer and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ), a Japanese government-owned financial institution.

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Welsh health partnership tendered

Welsh health partnership tendered

🕔Jul 18, 2017

Carmarthenshire County Council has issued a contract notice for the largest ever regeneration project in South West Wales, UK. The Authority seeks to find a partner or partners with whom it will undertake the delivery of the Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Project under PPP scheme

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Equitix and InfraRed acquire UK's High Speed 1

Equitix and InfraRed acquire UK's High Speed 1

🕔Jul 18, 2017

Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell High Speed 1 (HS1) to a consortium comprising funds advised and managed by InfraRed Capital Partners and Equitix Investment Management.

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Kier acquires utilities specialist

Kier acquires utilities specialist

🕔Jul 17, 2017

Kier, the leading property, residential, construction and services group, has announced it has completed the acquisition of an infrastructure services provider McNicholas to strengthen its positions in the utilities and infrastructure services sectors.

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Birmingham launches regen scheme

Birmingham launches regen scheme

🕔Jul 17, 2017

Birmingham City Council has launched a tender process to seek private partners for the development of a industrial zone in Peddimore.

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AMP Capital makes Investment Director appointments in London, Sydney

AMP Capital makes Investment Director appointments in London, Sydney

🕔Jul 12, 2017

AMP Capital has appointed Niamh McBreen as an Investment Director to its Infrastructure Equity asset management team, based in London, and Stasha Prnjatovic to the newly-created role of Investment Director, Energy within the Infrastructure Equity team in Sydney.

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York uni issues RFQ for an accommodation PPP

York uni issues RFQ for an accommodation PPP

🕔Jul 11, 2017

The University of York has launched a tender process to seek a partner to help it to meet the future accommodation needs of its students.

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