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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.
A five-strong banking group has replaced previous financing which was put in place in 2005. The UK's Bristol Airport is owned by Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan.
Europe has a problem with PPPs – there aren’t many. Even the UK’s shiny new procurement model may struggle to find applications
The confidence needed to complete almost 500 greenfield infrastructure projects in the European Union, worth a total $233bn, is contingent on the success of pilot projects that will test the new Europe 2020 Project Bonds Initiative. This was the conclusion of an industry roundtable staged by Freshfields.
It seems like there have been more false starts in the US P3 market than in the history of the Olympic Games. But is it now genuinely up and running?
‘New’ PFI will probably be similar to ‘old’ PFI. The UK government must try to persuade us that it isn’t.
ConnectEast was the kind of deal CP2 wants to repeat – identify a quality core infrastructure asset and bring large institutional investors to the table. Managing director Syd Bone talks to Andy Thomson about the firm’s model.
Questions have arisen about the UK government’s real objective with its new guarantee scheme for infrastructure projects.
In its latest six-monthly results announcement, the listed UK infrastructure investment firm has applauded government programmes designed to ‘ensure that important public infrastructure is delivered in a timely and efficient manner’ – highlighting the UK and Australia in particular.
Questions have arisen about the UK government’s real objective with its new guarantee scheme for infrastructure projects.
In its latest six-monthly results announcement, the listed UK infrastructure investment firm has applauded government programmes designed to ‘ensure that important public infrastructure is delivered in a timely and efficient manner’ – highlighting the UK and Australia in particular.
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