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Methodology & Criteria

Criteria & Methodology

InfraPPP league tables are a valuable reference for the project finance and infrastructure community. Our tables take submissions on a rolling basis with tables adapted as submissions are received.

All firms receive league table credits for PPP deals that have reached financial close.

Values and league table credits are allocated in US dollars. Other currencies are converted to US dollars using the exchange rate corresponding to the transactions date of financial close.

Allocated Credits

  • Lenders (including DFIs) - awarded credit by dividing the total debt equally amongst participant banks
  • Financial Advisers - credit is equal to the total investment value
  • Legal Advisers - credit is equal to the total investment value
  • Technical Advisers - credit is equal to the total investment value (Project Finance transactions only)

Eligible Sectors

  • Transport - airports, bridges, canals, car parks, heavy & light rail, subways, ports, terminals, roads, rolling stock, service stations, tolling and tunnels
  • Social Infrastructure PPP/PFI - convention centres, street lighting, urban regeneration, facilities and contracts related to culture, defence, education, fire & rescue, government, healthcare, housing, justice, sports & leisure and waste & recycling
  • Water & Sewage - aquifers, desalination, flood defences, pipe networks, reservoirs & dams, sewage treatment, storage, waste water and water treatment facilities
  • Telecoms - base stations, broadcasting, operators and networks for 3G, 4G, broadband, cable, fibre-optic, fixed-line, GPRS, GPS, GSM, satellite, VoIP, WiFi and WiMax

League Table Eligibility

InfraPPP accepts the following transactions:

  • Project & Portfolio Financing
  • Project & Portfolio Refinancing
  • M&A Transactions (Projects & Corporate)

Transaction should have at least one private sponsor.


InfraPPP does not give League Table credit for: transactions between a parent company and its affiliates, design & build contracts, O&M contracts.

Submission Forms & Quality Control

League Table submission forms can be downloaded from our website or by contacting our team at Final submissions should be emailed to the same address.

All submitted data is vetted and sources remain confidential.

We reserve the right to request supporting documentation for submitted transactions.

Energy & Power transactions

For transactions involving the following sectors:

  • Power
  • Renewables
  • Oil & Gas

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