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Andy Thomson

Andy Thomson is a Senior Editor at PEI with responsibility for Private Debt Investor, the leading title focused on the world's private debt markets. Andy works closely with team members in London, New York and Hong Kong. He has been with PEI for many years, having worked previously on Private Equity International and Infrastructure Investor.

Infrastructure may dodge tax bullet

New OECD rules that would restrict interest payments being deducted against tax include an exemption for ‘public benefit projects’.

Deutsche hires infra head from UBS

Stephen Paine is to join Deutsche Bank as global head of infrastructure and utilities, having spent over 20 years at the Swiss bank.

Mezzanine deal is first for INPP in US

The London-listed infrastructure investment firm has announced its debut deal in the US by way of debt instruments underpinned by military housing PPPs.

Pipe dreams

Investors in a Norwegian asset lost the court case they brought when tariffs were cut. They may be surprised by the outcome – but others are more inclined to see it as predictable.

Goldman’s Spanish gas firm in €136m deal

Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners portfolio company Redexis Gas has now invested more than €450m in expansion opportunities so far this year.

Go-ahead for £297m UK hospital PPP

The new Midland Metropolitan hospital in England’s West Midlands, for which Carillion was named preferred bidder, has been given planning consent.

EIB commits €30m to Meridiam Africa fund

The fund, which has a €300m target, is closing in on investment agreements in Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Madagascar.

Investors lose court case against Norway

The Oslo City Court has decided in favour of the Norwegian state in a case brought by investors affected by a pipeline tariff reduction.

Welcome to the Gulf

Plagued by the low oil price, governments in the region may review their attitude to private capital.

NESF adds £39m to coffers

The UK solar investment firm has raised the gross proceeds from its latest issuance of shares on the London Stock Exchange.

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