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News 2006


Acquisition of John Laing by Henderson Infrastructure Holdco (HIH) Ltd
22 December 2006
The Laing Board is pleased to announce that the Court Orders sanctioning the Ordinary Share Scheme and the Preference Share Scheme under which HIH will acquire all of Laing’s issued and to be issued share capital have now been registered by the Registrar of Companies and the Ordinary Share Scheme and the Preference Share Scheme became effective on 22 December 2006 and is now binding on HIH and on all holders of Ordinary Scheme Shares and Preference Scheme Shares
John Laing appointed Preferred Developer for Hastings College project
13 November 2006
John Laing has been appointed preferred developer for the Hastings and Rother new college development project.
John Laing consortium announced Preferred Bidder for MoD Corsham PFI
26 October 2006
Inteq, a consortium of John Laing plc, the leading project developer and investor in public private partnerships in the UK and around the world, and Interserve have been named preferred bidder on the MoD’s Corsham PFI project. John Laing’s investment in the project is expected to be in excess of £5m.
John Laing employs director for education projects
19 October 2006
John Laing has appointed Christian Tyson as the company's Director for Education Projects.

Board appointment
01 August 2006
John Laing plc announces that Gary Neville has been appointed as a director of the company with effect from 1 August 2006. Gary joined the John Laing Group in 2001 since when he has been responsible for portfolio management including acquisitions, disposals and project refinancing.
Trading Update
06 July 2006
John Laing plc, the infrastructure investor, developer and operator, is issuing this update ahead of the announcement of results for the six months ended 30 June 2006 (scheduled for 24 August 2006).
Mike Paskin joins Equion FM board
03 July 2006
Equion Facilities Management Ltd, a subsidiary of Equion Ltd, has appointed Mike Paskin as a Director with specific responsibility for Business Development, adding strength to the seven-strong Equion FM Board.
Financial Close on UK’s largest schools PFI project
28 June 2006
John Laing plc (John Laing) announces that its accommodation division Equion has reached financial close on the UK’s largest schools PFI project as part of the InspirED consortium, led by AMEC.
Equion to deliver largest PFI hospital in Scotland
16 May 2006
Equion Ltd, a division of John Laing plc, has been appointed by NHS Forth Valley to develop a £300 million new acute hospital at Larbert, Falkirk.
Financial Close for Barts and The London
27 April 2006
A consortium of Skanska, Innisfree and Equion has today reached financial close for the redevelopment of Britain’s biggest hospital scheme under the UK Government’s Private Finance Initiative (PFI) – Barts and The London.
ExcellCare reaches Financial Close on MaST LIFT project
18 January 2006
ExcellCare, the joint venture between Equion, a division of John Laing plc and Bank of Scotland, has today announced financial close on a new £11.5 million phase of the ongoing LIFT project to reform primary health care services in the Manchester, Salford and Trafford region.
Regenter appoints first CEO
03 January 2006

Leading social housing PFI specialist Regenter has appointed Andrew Charlesworth as the company’s first chief executive officer.