Private Finance Initiative (PFI)

Public Private Partnership (PPP)

General PF LinksProj. Fin. Data
Rating Agencies
Country Data
Emerging Mkts.
Devlpmt. BanksECAS
Banks & Advisors
Project Sites
Related Finance
Project Finance Portal

Web Sites:

Global PPP Directory (from IPFA and PriceWaterhouseCoopers)


PPP/PFI Links (from Yescombe Consulting Ltd., London)


Public Private Finance is a UK specialist publication and website with a comprehensive database on UK projects.


Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facilityis a multi-donor technical assistance facility aimed at helping developing countries improve the quality of their infrastructure through private sector involvement.  a web portal dedicated to providing information about the PFI and PPP.  an on-line news source for information on the UK PFI and PPP


UK Treasury Dept. Web site


The World Bank:  Public-Private Partnership in Infrastructure web site.




Articles and Research:


Currie, David, 2000, Funding the London Underground, London Business School, March.


Akintoye, Akintola, Matthias Beck, and Cliff Hardcastle, 2003, Public Private Partnerships:  Managing Risks and Opportunities, Blackwell Publishing (London, UK).


FitchRatings:  Project Finance Group


1) Public-Private Partnerships:  The Next Generation of Infrastructure   Finance, Special Report, 8/6/04, by W. Streeter, G.R. Zurita, J.C. Dell, M. Hermans, and L. Monnier.


2) PPP-PFI:  UK Market Trends and Fitch Rating Criteria for European PPP Transactions, Criteria Report, 5/13/03, by L. Monnier, J. Hatton, and W. Streeter.


Hart, O., 2002, Incomplete contracts and public ownership:  Remarks, and an application to public-private partnerships, Harvard University, Department of Economics working paper, July.


HM Treasury, 2003, PFI:  Meeting the Investment Challenge, London, UK, July.


International Financial Services, 2003, PFI in the UK:  Progress and Performance, PPP Brief, London, UK, December.


Major Projects Association, 2004, PFI/PPP Projects - Are They Working?, a two-volume study on the UK's experience of PFI and PPP.


Ministry of Finance, Republic of South Africa, 2001, Introductory Manual on Project Finance for Managers of PPP Projects, January.


PriceWaterhouseCoopers, 2002, Study into Rates of Return Bid on PFI Projects, (commissioned by the Office for Government Commerce, OGC), October.


Streeter, W., C. George, S. Trommer, and G. Zurita, 2003, Public-Private Partnerships:  The Next Generation of Infrastructure Finance, FitchRatings, International Public Finance, Special Report, 1/14/03.


UK Treasury: PPP research and publications.


World Economic Forum, 2010, Paving the Way:  Maximizing the Value of Private Finance in Infrastructure, World Economic Forum USA (New York, NY), August.



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Last updated November 9, 2010.

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