Today, governments are confronted with increasing budget deficits. While governments have less money available big investments in infrastructure are planned to stimulate economic growth. As a reaction, private investments are needed to meet the growing demand for infrastructure. Third party investors and banks are, however, reluctant to invest or finance large projects. Many fear that the credit crisis and its impact on public financing of PPP deals will have a large impact on ambitious regeneration, health, school and infrastructure programs of both national and local authorities.
|Published - 2010