The likes of Abertis and BAA are confident they can minimise the impact of the Icelandic volcano
UK rolling stock leasing companies are discovering strong appetite in the bond markets
Two Russian pathfinder road PPPs are now very close to reaching financial close after the local capital markets rallied to fund them, with a little help from government guarantees
Renewable deals are to the fore as the Spanish bank heads the lead arranger pack in Q1 2010
New fundraising figures make happy reading – for one sector in particular
The French government has again raised the possibility of increasing land tax for France’s road concessionaires
LPs are demanding consultants and advisors provide extra due diligence when recommending funds for investments – or face legal challenges if losses are later incurred
If anyone needs reminding of how political risk can torpedo a public-private partnership, the Reunion tram-train PPP might be considered an informative case study
A visit to Rio de Janeiro reminds David Snow of the need for infrastructure investment, and why billions in future capital commitments may yet come from Brazilian pensions
Most-read news stories from InfrastructureInvestor.com over the past month: 2010-04-28 Staff Writer 1. Citadel sees 2009 net earnings rise 806.7% from 2008 Citadel Capital, a private equity and infrastructure firm focused on the Middle East and Africa, rec
A letter with big implications – and a massive signature
Which aspects of the asset class tick the right boxes? And which invite caution? We sought three different perspectives – and elicited some fascinating insights
Why US infrastructure is like a 15 year-old car
In exchange for paying to use highways, UK drivers might one day be offered part-ownership of them
As cities and states all across the US ponder whether to sell or lease infrastructure assets to address their budget deficits, Felix Rohatyn, the man who helped New York City avert a bankruptcy filing in 1975, sees a different solution to their woes – and those of the country in general. And it starts with the federal government, he explains to Cezary Podkul
The launch of the UK governing party’s election manifesto outside a new super-hospital proved a mixed blessing for developer Balfour Beatty
Lying behind the encouraging fundraising figures for the first quarter were innovative partnerships being formed by managers and “core” investors in order to give fundraising processes momentum. Cezary Podkul and Bruno Alves explore the trend, including insights from four case studies.
We take a look at the top ten takeaways from the Infrastructure Investor: Europe 2010 forum in Berlin at the end of March.
The Spanish government has unveiled a scheme to kick-start the country’s ailing economy in the form of a huge infrastructure stimulus to be financed with the private sector’s collaboration. But local professionals wonder whether it includes a potentially crucial ring road bailout.