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: lcafora@ipfa.org.

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, https://lnkd.in/dPSq9rw.

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 (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-to-boost-jobs-and-trade-for-worlds-poorest-countries). 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…

Norton Rose Fulbright in Africa – 4,000 MW Solar Energy Project in Algeria – the revival of IPPs?

February 1, 2017

Algerian authorities have been paving the way for renewable energy projects for some time by enacting specific regulations and in particular a feed in tariff for wind and solar PV projects to incentivize investors. They also have been amending little by little their somewhat restrictive laws on foreign investments, in order to attract international investors…

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 membership@ipfa.org 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…

Poland Council Announcement

September 16, 2016

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

London IPFA Charity Quiz Night 2016 – Final Amount Announced!

September 6, 2016

On behalf of our two charities we would like to extend a big thank you to all the teams who generously supported another very successful IPFA Infrastructure Charity Quiz Night. We would like to thank our hosts Operis, Marsh and Stephenson Harwood for helping to put together this fantastic event. The evening consisted of 24…

Brexit: What it means for your business

August 16, 2016

Following the Referendum on 23 June 2016, the UK has taken the historic decision to exit from the European Union (EU) which means that the UK Government will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by notifying the European Council of the UK’s intention to leave. What the future will look like is uncertain for…

Global Infrastructure Hub and EDHECinfra global investor study

August 10, 2016

We are pleased to share the findings of an infrastructure investment study, released by the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore (EDHECinfra). A summary factsheet and the full report can be accessed here.   The global study, which looked to identify investor expectations for the sector, found that investors have an increasing appetite…

IPFA Webinar Recordings

July 26, 2016

IPFA webinars are a new complimentary service to all IPFA members. The webinars will cover market updates, training sessions and other topical issues that are of interest to our members. We would like to hear from you if you are interested in hosting a webinar or if you have any topic suggestions. Please contact events@ipfa.org….

IPFA Members Survey: Brexit – Areas of Concern

July 22, 2016

Following the recent IPFA London event on the Implications of Brexit, we have put together a short survey to gather members’ views on the impact of the EU referendum. The survey provides an opportunity to comment on some highlighted areas of concern and suggest issues which you would like to see addressed by IPFA going…

IPFA Members Update

July 22, 2016

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 membership@ipfa.org Please see link below…

Corality Acquired by Mazars

July 15, 2016

Mazars, the integrated and independent international organisation specialising in audit, accountancy, tax and consulting services, today announces it is to acquire Corality Financial Group (‘Corality’). The merger realises Mazars’ ambition to be the world leader in financial modelling, model audit and related training services for the infrastructure finance sector.   The combination of Mazars’ project…

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