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…

IPFA UK & Ireland Branch Update – June 2016

June 29, 2016

View our latest UK & Ireland Branch update for upcoming events and our latest news. Our Branch updates are sent out to our members bi-monthly, if you would like to sign up to receive them or have had any issues receiving them please get in touch with Jessica Jenkins. Please see link below to download….

IPFA Africa Branch Update – June 2016

June 29, 2016

View our latest Africa Branch update for upcoming events and our latest news. Our Branch updates are sent out to our members bi-monthly, if you would like to sign up to receive them or have had any issues receiving them please get in touch with Carrie Reid. Please see link below to download. IPFA Africa…

IPFA Webinars

June 9, 2016

IPFA is delighted to announce its first series of webinars, a new complimentary service for all IPFA members. IPFA webinars will cover a variety of topics, including insights into the latest market developments. The first session will be an introductory webinar entitled ‘Project Finance Modelling: Essential Model Functionality for Powerful Transaction Analysis’, which is targeting industry…

Belgium Council Announcement

June 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Ivan Costermans, KPMG, will be joining our IPFA Belgium Council as of this week. We look forward to working with Ivan as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in Belgium. For further details on our Belgian activities, please contact Laura Cafora e: lcafora@ipfa

Netherlands Council Announcement

June 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Roger Mol, Rijksvastgoedbedrijf, will be joining our IPFA Netherlands Council as of this week. We look forward to working with Roger as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in the Netherlands. For further details on our Dutch activities, please contact Laura Cafora e: lcafora@ipfa.org

Belgium Council Announcement

May 31, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Didier de Vliegher, Nauta Dutilh, is our new IPFA Belgian Chairman. In addition to this, we are also happy to announce that Glenn Moolenschot, De Lijn Centrale Diensten, will be joining our IPFA Belgium Council as of this week. We look forward to working with Didier and Glenn as we plan further topical…

Belgium Council Announcement

May 23, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Stephanie Dobbelaere, TD Partners and Werner Decrem, PMV, will be joining our IPFA Belgium Council as of this week. We look forward to working with Stephanie and Werner as we plan further topical and engaging events for our members in Belgium. For further details on our Belgian activities, please contact…

National Infrastructure Commission: Consultation Response

May 20, 2016

On Wednesday 18 May the UK Government published its response to the consultation on the National Infrastructure Commission, which can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/national-infrastructure-commission. The consultation sought views on the governance, structure and operation of the commission. It ran for 10 weeks from 7 January 2016 until 17 March 2016. Infrastructure is crucial to help build…

Netherlands Council Announcement

May 17, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Jan van Schoonhoven, Ministry of Infrastructure, will be joining our IPFA Netherlands Council as of this week. We look forward to working with Jan 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:…

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