International Public Partnerships has announced its intention to raise £250 million (US$316 million) via an equity issue.
Infrastructure/PPP news in UK (United Kingdom)
Cory Riverside Energy, one of the UK’s resource management, recycling, and energy recovery companies, has announced the completion of a £520 million (US$652 million) debt-refinancing package for its Riverside Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Belvedere, East London.
The University of Sussex and Balfour Beatty have reached financial close for a new student accommodation project on the institution’s campus which will provide bedrooms for 2,117 students, together with new student amenities and a Students’ Union building.
Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) has announced that it has guaranteed principal and interest payments on approximately £261 million (US$325 million) of bonds and notes raised by St. James’s Oncology Financing Plc to refinance a PFI project for the design, building and maintenance of the Bexley oncology wing of the St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds.
Canadian-based Liberty Living has acquired a £460 million (US$572 million) portfolio of properties from Blackstone becoming the second largest provider of student accommodation in the UK.
The Board of The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) has announced that the company has raised gross proceeds of £110.0 million (US$110 million) through the issue of 106,796,117 New Ordinary Shares at a price of 103.0 pence per New Ordinary Share.
Robertson Group has announced it has reached financial close with NHS Orkney to deliver a major investment in Island-based healthcare services located in Kirkwall, Orkney (UK).
Birmingham City Council (BCC) has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for the development services of real estate.
Foresight VCT PLC has announced that the maximum number of subscriptions of £40 million (US$50 million) has been received and the Offer is now closed for further applications.
University Partnerships Programme and Keele University have announced that planning permission has been approved for a £160 million (US$200 million) development of the University student residential estate.
HICL Infrastructure Company, the listed infrastructure investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, has announced it has raised £260 million (US$325 million) gross proceeds under its share issue.
Aecon Group has announced that it has achieved commercial and financial close on the L.F. Wade International Airport Redevelopment Project in Bermuda.
Taking advantage of the current market conditions with low interest rates, Ferrovial has priced a €500 million (US$540 million) 8-year senior bond. The issue was priced at 85 basis points over midswap, with a coupon of 1.375%.
Transport for London (TfL) has shortlisted three companies for the Silvertown tunnel road PPP project.
Macquarie has announced that Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 2 (MEIF2), together with two other Macquarie-managed funds, have agreed to sell a combined 26.3 per cent interest in Kemble Water Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of Thames Water Utilities Limited. MEIF2 is managed by the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) division of Macquarie.
Leading property developer Lendlease has been confirmed as the preferred partner for the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV), which will see thousands of new homes and jobs created across the London Borough of Haringey (UK).
Actis has announced that it has reached final closing on its fourth energy fund Actis Energy 4 (AE4) with commitments hitting a hardcap at US$2.75billion.
UK-listed waste company Shanks has completed its €497 million (US$528 million) takeover of Van Gansewinkel Group (VGG) of the Netherlands, renaming the new combined entity Renewi.
Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) has announced that it has guaranteed principal and interest payments on approximately £98 million par of bonds, issued by Uliving to refinance student halls of residence at the University of Essex Colchester campus in UK. As a result of the guarantee, the bonds are rated AA by S&P.
Unite Students, the UK's leading manager and developer of student accommodation, has announced that it has acquired Aston Student Village for £227 million (US$282 million) in a 50:50 joint venture with GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund.