John Laing, the leading international investor and manager of infrastructure projects, today announces that Australia’s Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) has formally appointed ALTRAC Light Rail partners for the delivery and operation of Sydney’s new Central Business District (CBD) and South East Light Rail, with the project contract now signed.
New Albion Wind Ltd, a special purpose vehicle wholly owned by John Laing has achieved financial close on the 14.35MW New Albion Wind Farm near Kettering in Northamptonshire.
Westadium, the consortium selected to design, build, finance and maintain the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct, is delighted to announce that construction has commenced on the project. The 60,000 seat capacity stadium will be one of the leading international sports and entertainment stadiums in Australia, and is scheduled to be completed in time for the start of the 2018 AFL season.
Leading infrastructure investor John Laing has signed an agreement with Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, for the installation of six G114-2.5 MW turbines (aggregate capacity of 15 MW) at the Rammeldalsberget wind farm in Västernorrland, central Sweden.
John Laing, the international infrastructure investor and asset manager, announces today that the State Government of Victoria and the East West Connect consortium has successfully achieved financial close on the East West Link Stage 1 project in Melbourne, Australia.
John Laing, the international infrastructure investor and asset manager, today announces that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the I-4 Mobility Partners consortium – led by John Laing and Skanska – has achieved financial close to deliver the I-4 Ultimate Project in Florida, a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) highway project with a capital expenditure value of USD $2.32bn.
Wind developer, Infinergy is pleased to announce the sale of New Albion Wind Farm to John Laing, the international infrastructure investor.
John Laing, the international infrastructure investor, today announced that the Government of Western Australia and Westadium, a consortium led by John Laing and Brookfield Financial, have achieved financial close on the AUS$902 million new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct in Western Australia. The Stadium will be completed in time for the start of the 2018 Australian Football League season.
John Laing and the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) have today announced plans to invest in a new £74m green energy facility in Speyside, Scotland developed by Estover Energy Ltd (Estover). The project will power more than 20,000 homes and provide heat for one of the world’s most iconic whisky distilleries.
After a phase of finalising grid connection arrangements and turbine commissioning, Wear Point Wind Farm, which is located along the Milford Haven Waterway, has reached the operational stage. All four turbines are in full operation and have an expected lifespan of 25 years.
John Laing is celebrating being recognised for a Gold award by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
Forum Cambridge LLP, a joint venture between Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) and John Laing, is pleased to announce that Cambridge City Council resolved on 30 April to grant planning permission to develop The Forum Cambridge, a 360,000sq ft facility on the Addenbrooke’s site, at the heart of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC).
John Laing, the international infrastructure investor and asset manager, is pleased to announce that the company is strengthening its team in the US, whilst opening an office in New York City.
The Croydon Council Urban Regeneration Vehicle (CCURV), a partnership between Croydon Council and John Laing, is pleased to announce that Croydon Council’s Strategic Planning Committee resolved on 24 April to grant planning permission for the redevelopment of Taberner House, which will replace the existing 1960's office block with approximately 420 new homes in Croydon town centre.
John Laing, the international infrastructure investor and asset manager, today announced that the Florida Department of Transportation has selected the “I4 Mobility Partners” consortium – led by John Laing and Skanska Infrastructure Development – to finance, design, construct, operate and maintain the I4 Ultimate project in Florida. The consortium will now be able to start the process of achieving financial close for the project.
The contract to design, build, finance and maintain the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct has reached another important milestone with the naming of WESTADIUM, a consortium led by Brookfield Financial and John Laing, as the Preferred Respondent. Brookfield Multiplex will be builder and Brookfield Johnson Controls will be facilities manager for the project.
John Laing, the leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager, today announced that the Department for Transport (DfT) and Agility Trains East (with its shareholders Hitachi Rail Europe and John Laing Investments) have achieved financial close on the East Coast Main Line fleet of trains for the DfT’s Intercity Express Programme (IEP). All the financing is now in place to successfully deliver the IEP.
John Laing, the leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager, has achieved financial close for the Dungavel onshore wind farm in South Lanarkshire, South West Scotland. John Laing is the sole investor in the facility, which was acquired by the company from E.ON in October 2013.
The Croydon Council Urban Regeneration Vehicle (CCURV), a partnership between Croydon Council and John Laing, is delighted to announce that Croydon Council’s Strategic Planning Committee resolved on 3 April 2014 to grant planning permission for the redevelopment of Lion Green Road Car Park in Coulsdon town centre. The application will now be considered by the London Mayor because it is a strategic application.
John Laing, the leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager, announces audited results for the year ended 31 December 2013.
John Laing has today been recognised in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).
John Laing is delighted to note that John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN) has successfully closed its initial public offering of ordinary shares. JLEN’s diversified portfolio of operational environmental infrastructure projects, including six assets being sold to JLEN by John Laing, has clearly proven attractive to investors.
The new Alder Hey in the Park Hospital, which is being developed as part of the Alder Hey (Special Purpose Vehicle) Ltd consortium comprising of John Laing, Laing O’Rourke and Interserve, has won two industry awards which recognise projects that have made a significant impact on the financing of global infrastructure.
John Laing, the leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager, is pleased to announce its intention to sell seven operational and yielding environmental infrastructure assets to the newly launched fund, John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN). The divestment will be concluded upon the successful completion of JLEN’s initial public offering, announced separately today.
John Laing, the specialist investor and manager of infrastructure assets, has achieved financial close, as part of a consortium led by Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, on the New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) project in Queensland, Australia. The appointment which was made by the Queensland Government further enhances John Laing’s strategy of growing its portfolio of investments in the Asia Pacific market.
John Laing, the leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager, is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Brousse as Chief Executive. Olivier will succeed Adrian Ewer who told the Board last year of his intention to retire.