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1 1 Regional policy The Resource BOOK of PPP case studies Second International workshop on PPP Brussels 5th July Roberto Ridolfi

2 2 Regional policy Are the financial means for Cohesion, enough? Berlin European Council 213 billion EURO for Cohesion –195billion EURO Structural Funds –18 billion EURO Cohesion Fund Pre- and post- accession funds for structural actions –7.3 billion EURO for ISPA –39.6 billion EURO in post-accession PPP Resource Book The grants from EU

3 3 Regional policy The European Commission – DG Regio – has been promoting a better understanding of PPP issues for the development of infrastructure: first international workshop on 4th July 2002: the promise delivered was to re-gather with the Private sector March 2003 – DG REGIO Guidelines for Successful PPP: a practical tool for PPP : structuring and implementing PPPs and blending European grant financing key issues for design, development and implementation increase awareness of strengths and weaknesses of PPP and develop understanding of issues PPP Resource Book Background 1

4 4 Regional policy Guidelines 4 key topics crucial for integration of EU funds in PPPs: Ensuring open market access and fair competition in respect of State Aid principles Protecting the public interest and maximising value added to citizens Defining the optimal level of grant financing Assessing the most effective type of PPP structure for a given project focusing on: Balanced and clear distribution of risks and responsibilities Result: Clear incremental benefits for final users The PPP Resource Book PPP Guidelines

5 5 Regional policy A wide dissemination was delivered by DG REGIO in and 2004: participation to some 20 Conferences in EU with presentations on PPP (7 countries) organisation of 5 regional dissemination seminars in cooperation with national authorities, EIB, EBRD and participation to 4 workshops and conferences in (ex) Candidate-acceding countries (total of 8 countries) This raised a number of concerns and questions... The PPP Resource Book PPP Guidelines Dissemination

6 6 Regional policy 6 out of 10 ISPA countries received specific studies and advice from experts mobilised by DG REGIO on PPP deals, on regulatory framework for 21 different transactions at different maturity of projects in transport water and solid waste Many issues dealt with: How to integrate aquis requirements How to provide the right expertise in the preparation of PPPs What sort of national supporting framework is needed What are common practical experiences of PPP development What is the experience of Member States in PPP implementation The PPP Resource Book Knowledge gap…

7 7 Regional policy The Resource Book is a direct result of requests for practical information on PPP development and implementation The limited number of cases aim to demonstrate approaches to common issues encountered Are these problems similar to my problems? Can I establish a relationship between an existing real case and my PPP (current or potential) deal? The PPP Resource Book Demand driven approach

8 8 Regional policy No judgement, no policy Information has been collected from project sponsors, private parties, financiers and the Commission Comparability: attempt has been made to standardise information while maintaining specificity of each project Synthetic view and perception: the radar Some projects are still on-going, presentation of cases has had to provide a time “cut-off” and somehow lessons learnt can change in future…. The PPP Resource Book RB Methodology

9 9 Regional policy Provide a better understanding of practical implementation issues encountered Highlight how European Commission has tackled the PPP domain in different ways Highlight structures and implementation approaches relative to selected sectors Study successes but also failures Gather first hand information and prominent players in the arena of PPP to move forward The PPP Resource Book Today objectives


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