Infrastructure M&A Boom Stillborn?

Dutton, Audrey
June 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;6/29/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p17
This article focuses on a proposed transportation bill in the U.S. Congress which would drastically alter the ability of state and local governments to toll and enter into public-private partnerships (P3s). There is mixed reaction to the bill from the market. House Transportation Committee Chairman James L. Oberstar introduced the bill, which would create an Office of Public Benefit within the Department of Transportation. The terms of P3 agreements have also been defined by the bill.


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