WVB East End Partners is a consortium of Walsh Investors LLC, VINCI Concessions, and BBGI SICAV S.A. As a team of firms steeped in financing, designing and constructing major highway and bridges projects, WVB is 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.
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 www.vinci-concessions.com.
BBGI is a closed-ended infrastructure investment company incorporated in Luxembourg, listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. BBGI has a portfolio consisting of 39 PFI/PPP assets diversified by geography and sector across availability-based road projects and a range of social infrastructure projects in the UK, continental Europe, Canada, Australia and the USA. For more information, visit www.bb-gi.com.