US infrastructure bank to offer flexible financing

Author: Danielle Myles | Published: 13 Sep 2011

The US government's planned National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) would offer a new form of finance for private and public-private partnership (PPP) projects.

Loan structuring would be flexible, making it an attractive alternative for sponsors and other lenders.

Under the proposal, announced last Thursday, a $10 billion NIB would offer loans and guarantees to eligible transportation, water, and energy infrastructure projects valued at $100 million or...