2021 Sponsors

Affinitext

Through superior AI technology, Affinitext's Intelligent Document Format (IDF) is transforming contract management globally. Intelligent documents optimise performance and enhance understanding, allowing users and their organisations to do more, make more and spend less. Used by industry leaders and blue-chip organisations around the world, Affinitext proudly provides its customers with an unfair competitive advantage. Contact us to learn more – [email protected]

Artelia

Artelia UK is part of an international, multi-disciplinary consultancy, engineering and project management group specialising in property, construction, infrastructure and environment. The company is independent and employee owned and places sustainable development and corporate social responsibility at the heart of its strategy. Our workforce of 4900 people create a globally network covering 30 countries, spread across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and South America.

BTY Group

Since our inception nearly 40 years ago, BTY has grown into a global organisation that specialises in supporting developers and owners plan, build and maintain major property and infrastructure projects around the world. Dedicated teams combine international expertise with deep local roots to manage every aspect of planning, design and construction through each stage of the project development cycle.

Our professionals are construction and project finance experts who are leaders in their markets and trusted advisors to our clients. Well-positioned in established North American and European markets, as well as the fast-growing economies in the Americas and the MENA region, BTY is renowned for our ability to work across borders to provide project management, cost and risk management, and technical due diligence for both traditional and PPP procurement models.

Capitec

Capitec provide compliance assurance to all stakeholders in the PFI environment. Although originally devoted to Healthcare projects over the years, the PFI/PPP portfolio has grown to include Education, Custodial and other public-sector estates.  Capitec prides itself in being able to provide all PFI stakeholders with an accurate picture of Hard FM compliance as well as supporting long-term service improvement. Capitec are part of the wider IPSL group and offer complementary services with a compliance focus.

Vercity

Vercity’s mission is to deliver exceptional value and client confidence through the intelligent management of infrastructure and corporate assets. We’re collaborative, pragmatic and adaptable in our approach to projects. As fresh-thinking problem solvers, we sculpt our strategic, financial, technical and commercial services to meet your needs. With a diverse portfolio of clients, including public and private sector investors and asset managers, we have a global reach, stretching from the UK to North America and the USA. In influencing progressive change, we achieve maximum societal and environmental impact.

Imagile Professional Services

IPSL is an independent consultancy business, providing a wide range of services delivered by its multi-discipline team of Chartered Surveyors, Engineers and Health & Safety professionals.

The IPSL team services the whole infrastructure sector delivering to a wide cross section of clients including: private sector investors, lending institutions and the public sector.

Operis

Operis supports private sector clients seeking finance for infrastructure and energy projects. Forging close collaborative partnerships is how we achieve effective and productive results for our clients, which is something that can only be achieved through expert and personal attention.

The firm has its origins as a specialist in the financial modelling of project finance transactions and that expertise remains a distinctive strength.

Over time, Operis’s activities have widened to cover: Financial advice: guiding sponsors and investors in sourcing, structuring and negotiating funding for PPP bids and broader project financings; Model development: building financial models and using them to deliver analysis to project promoters and asset owners; Model audit: validating financial models prepared by others on behalf of funders and investors; and Tax and accounting services: providing advice, opinions and due diligence on tax and accounting treatments for bids and other transactions.

NORD/LB

NORD/LB is one of the leading Project Finance banks in the Public Private Partnership sector with over 20 years’ experience spanning a breadth of sectors including social and digital infrastructure, transportation and environmental management. The Infrastructure Team is renowned for its expertise, innovation and pragmatism, which was recognised in 2017, 2018 and 2019 when its peers and leading industry experts named Nord/LB as the Partnerships Bulletin Debt Funder of the Year.A global player active in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, NORD/LB works with clients to develop and implement structured finance solutions in the Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Conventional Energy sectors by deploying the expertise within its Structured Finance team to maximise the potential of each project financing.

WSP

We are one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work and propelled by international brainpower. With 7,900 talented people in the UK and more than 43,000 globally we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Across the UK, we work on every aspect of the built and natural environment, from the Shard to Manchester’s Metrolink, and from HS2 to the Geological Disposal Facility.

Commerce Decisions

We deliver the AWARD® collaborative web-based evaluation solution, specifically designed to support strategic, complex, high risk procurements. With proven expertise in supporting the delivery of successful P3 projects worldwide, the AWARD® suite provides project teams with the confidence that they are dealing with procurement challenges efficiently, meeting the demands of regulations and delivering robust decisions that are open to external scrutiny. Our mission statement is to “Make a difference by helping people around the world benefit from the right procurement decisions being made on important projects”.

Newlife

For the past 30 years, Newlife is passionately committed to helping children with disabilities and terminal illness - and as the number of disabled children in the UK has increased to more than 1.1million, more families are now turning to the charity than ever before.

As well as providing essential equipment including specialist beds, wheelchairs and seating, Newlife also runs the only rapid response equipment loan service to protect children from the immediate risk of pain and suffering.

A free nurse helpline also offers information and support for families, often at a time of crisis, while the charity tirelessly campaigns for change to improve the lives of disabled children and their families.

Newlife exists because if it were your child, you would want the very best for them.

* 'Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children - Registered Charity Number: 1170125 in England & Wales '

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