The recent A49 road PPP concession financing is the third of Germany's new generation availability-based road schemes to close. All three have been heavily backed by the EIB. But with EIB lending policies under environmental review – EIB support for future roads projects that are easily able to raise competitive finance in the commercial market must be less certain.
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