WVB EAST END PARTNERS
WVB East End Partners is a consortium of Walsh Investors LLC, VINCI Concessions, and BBGI a global infrastructure company. As a team of firms steeped in financing, designing and constructing major highway and bridges projects, WVB was uniquely qualified to complete the long-planned project of building an East End Bridge and connecting the East End of Louisville and Southern Indiana near Utica. In November 2012, WVB was selected as the preferred bidder with a proposal to complete the East End Crossing in October 2016 at a cost of $763 million, 23 percent less than previous estimates. The project was opened to traffic on December 18th, 2016 and is currently maintained by WVB as part of a 35 year O&M contract with the Indiana Finance Authority.
Below is more information about each of the three entities of WVB East End Partners.
Walsh Investors, based in Chicago, is the investment division of the Walsh family, owners of The Walsh Group, one of North America’s largest general contracting, construction management and design-build firms. Walsh Investors, through direct investment, various partnerships and joint ventures, has developed or invested in numerous industrial and residential developments throughout the United Stated and Canada. For more information, visit www.walshgroup.com.
VINCI Concessions is a private-sector company focusing on public-private partnerships. They design, finance, build, operate and maintain transportation infrastructure and public facilities that foster economic development and growth in leading global markets.
Their experience as an operator provides them with unique insights into the increasingly sophisticated expectations of customers. Engaged in a new services dynamic, they know that the ones they deliver need to be not just high quality, but also innovative, useful and sustainable, exemplifying a responsible approach as holder of public service concessions. For more information, visit http://www.vinci-concessions.com.
BBGI is an infrastructure investment company incorporated in Luxembourg, regulated by the CSSF and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.
BBGI provides its investors with exposure to a diversified portfolio of infrastructure PFI/PPP assets in the UK, Continental Europe, Australia, Canada and the USA. The Company currently has a portfolio of 45 assets.The Company intends to acquire further infrastructure investments in the future in line with its investment policy. For more information, visit www.bb-gi.com.