Africa Energy Forum 2017 – Highlights

August 31, 2017

EnergyNet hosted the annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF) in Copenhagen from 7 – 9 June 2017, attracting over 2, 000 participants with 80 countries represented. ERM participated again as the Sustainability Partner of the event. The ERM – AEF Conference Highlights 2017 document details ERM’s general observations and insights from the AEF as well as the main…

DZP advises Ministry of Development on a PPP project to building an Investor Service Centre in Krakow

August 2, 2017

A consortium of DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand are to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with full-range legal, economic-financial and technical advice on the performance of a public-private partnership project to “Build, maintain and manage an Investor Service Centre (ISC) facility in Krakow. Capital expenditure on the project is over…

Inframation Group Report – Active Players in 1H17

July 28, 2017

Inframation Deals has released a regional, country and sector specific analysis of the project finance market’s most active players across advisory and financing in 1H17. Notably the report also includes industry comment from key players on the state of their respective markets and how they see them evolving. To view the report, please click here.

Global Infrastructure Hub – Global Infrastructure Outlook Launch

July 25, 2017

The Global Infrastructure Hub’s new report and online tool, Global Infrastructure Outlook, forecasts infrastructure investment needs across 50 countries and 7 sectors to 2040. Outlook forecasts: Global investment needs of $94 trillion by 2040 – and $97 trillion including the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for electricity and water. We are on track to fall…

Adapt to win capital projects in Africa

July 7, 2017

Wednesday 12 July 2017 17:30 – Registration and canapés 18:30 – Knowledge share 20:00 – Networking Turner & Townsend Offices, One New Change, London EC4M 9AF Whether you are an investor, financier, project developer, legal advisor, engineer, architect, or an international EPC contractor, if you are involved in, or looking to be involved in African…

Netherlands Council Announcement

June 8, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Daphne Broerse, Norton Rose Fulbright, is our new IPFA Netherlands Chair. We look forward to working with Daphne as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in the Netherlands. For further details on our Netherlands activities, please contact Laura Cafora e:

IPFA Launches Japan Branch

May 25, 2017

As part of our expansion of Asia in 2017, IPFA is delighted to announce the launch of its Japan Branch. IPFA Japan will consist of a dedicated pipeline of 3 events annually, taking place in Tokyo. Our launch event will explore opportunities for investors and financiers in the Japanese Energy Market, and will be taking…

Global Infrastructure Hub – InfraCompass Launch

May 16, 2017

InfraCompass is a new online tool to guide governments and investors across the globe on creating the best conditions for infrastructure delivery. Identifying the risks around an infrastructure project, particularly when operating in unfamiliar jurisdictions, can discourage new investment. In a world where there is too much capital chasing the same risk reward profile, investors…

International Construction Market Survey 2017 – Turner & Townsend

May 16, 2017

New York, San Francisco, Zurich, Hong Kong and London top league table of most expensive places to build Half of world’s construction markets suffering from skills shortages Labour costs in leading markets hit new highs, with construction workers in New York and Zurich paid nearly US$100 per hour Major data-led study of construction costs in…

Partnerships Awards 2017

May 15, 2017

This year’s Partnerships Awards took place on 11th May at London’s Hilton Park Lane, and was attended by 700 people from the global PPP industry. For the second year running, the host, Colin Murray, entertained the guests throughout. To see who the winners were and to find out what merits a winning entry, please see their…

Just a Drop: Is your tipple of choice whisky?

April 26, 2017

IPFA quiz charity partner, international water development charity Just a Drop, has the chance for you to win a unique collection of 50 Highland & Speyside whiskies, hand-collected from each distillery by, World Whisky Day Founder and Just a Drop supporter, Blair Bowman. Taking place on Monday 15 May, the Great Whisky Distillery Challenge will…

Belgium Council Announcement

April 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce Isabel Verstraeten will be joining our IPFA Belgium Branch Council as of this week.  We look forward to working with Isabel as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in Belgium. For further details on our Belgium activities, please contact Laura Cafora e:

IPFA Launches Spain Branch

April 11, 2017

The IPFA is delighted to announce the launch of its new Spain Branch. IPFA Spain will consist of a dedicated pipeline of 2 events annually, taking place in Madrid. Our IPFA Spain Branch Council currently comprises: Rafael Alonso (Chairman), Squire Patton Boggs, Rafael Ruiz, Arup Paloma Martino, ERM José Cordovilla, Solvere Global For more information, please see…

Infrastructure and Projects Authority core narrative

March 16, 2017

IPA published their new core narrative on Tuesday 14 March which sets out more details on how they operate, their purpose and team structure. The document and video can be found online,

UK Council Announcement

March 16, 2017

We are pleased to announce Ross McArthur will be replacing Derek Potts on our IPFA UK Branch Council.  Thank you to Derek for all his support over the years, we look forward to working with Ross as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in the UK. For further details on our UK & Ireland…

UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)

February 23, 2017

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) supports countries in emerging and low income markets to develop their economies though enhancing their infrastructure and creating jobs. They recently published a new economic development strategy which places emphasis on infrastructure, energy, urban development and the role of private finance ( DFID are currently looking to set…

AIIM acquires majority stake in DSM corridor group Tanzania

February 2, 2017

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a leading African infrastructure equity investment manager and member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), has announced the successful acquisition of a 60% effective interest in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania (DCG), a specialist dry bulk terminal operator in the Port of Dar es Salaam. AIIM develops, advises and manages private…

Poland Council Announcement

February 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Adam Skwarski will be replacing Marcin Weglowski, Budimex on our IPFA Polish Council as of this week. Thanking Marcin for all his support over the years, we look forward to working with Adam as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in Poland. For further details on…

BLP Infrastructure Update – Positive Vibes for European Infrastructure in 2017

January 26, 2017

On 18th January 2017, BLP hosted the first INFIN breakfast club event of the year, providing some valuable insights into the European infrastructure market in 2017. Joined by a panel of infrastructure experts from across the industry, including those representing debt, equity, public and private interests, INFIN discussed the likely shape of 2017 European infrastructure…

IPFA Members Update

January 20, 2017

View our latest members update for upcoming IPFA Events globally and our latest news. Our Members Updates are sent out to our members monthly, if you would like to sign up to receive them or have had any issues receiving them please get in touch with our membership team at Please see link below…

World Bank Consultation: Report on Recommended PPP Contractual Provisions

January 18, 2017

In the Summer of 2015, the World Bank (in consultation with other development partners) issued the ‘Report on Recommended PPP Contractual Provisions’ which offered a compilation of recommended language on selected provisions typically encountered in PPP contracts. The World Bank is currently working on an updated edition which is now open for public consultation accessible…

IPFA Board Announcement

December 20, 2016

Following the AGM on 23 November 2016, we are pleased to announce that the two member representatives who have been appointed on the IPFA Board of Directors are: Philip Hall Head of Infrastructure and Transportation and Co-Head of Structured Finance Office, MUFG David Wickstrom Vice President – Infrastructure, Utilities and Renewables, Macquarie Capital David has…

Update on IPFA Global Operations for 2017

December 8, 2016

For 2017, IPFA will be delivering over 100 events across the world. After a very successful launch in 2016, we will be continuing with our webinar series. These will cover a range of topics including market updates, training sessions and other topical issues that are of interest to our members. We are continuing to expand…

IPFA AGM Board Vacancy – Important Notice

November 4, 2016

An additional Board vacancy is now being advertised to members following the resignation of an existing Director at the AGM. The Non-Executive Director position will be a three year term and suit someone in a senior position. This is in addition to the Future Leader vacancy (details below) so there are now two Board vacancies….

IPFA AGM: Board Vacancy – Future Leader Representative

October 7, 2016

As part of the IPFA Future Leaders Network (FLN) initiative we are seeking a future leader to join the IPFA Board as a non-executive Director and be appointed at the next AGM on 22nd November 2016. The FLN is specifically targeted at the next generation of leaders in the industry and aims to provide a…

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