The implementation of a public-private partnership (PPP) project, such as the recent part-privatization of the treatment of residual waste in Halle, is complex and requires diligent preparation. Resistance may best be overcome by involving the diverse interest groups as early as possible in an interactive process in the conception of the PPP model.
The first, and so far only, toll-based and project-financed road infrastructure in Germany is under construction. It is expected that the financial closing of this ground-breaking project will improve the chances of further projects earmarked for private financing by the Federal Ministry of Transport being realized.
The recent financial closing of the off-balance project finance of a large industrial investment shows that the requirements of both German and US tax and accounting rules as regards off-balance sheet structures can be successfully reconciled.
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