WVB East End Partners
WVB East End Partners is a consortium of Walsh Investors LLC, VINCI Concessions, and Bilfinger Project Investments. 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 http://www.vinci-concessions.com.
Bilfinger Project Investments is the public-private partnership (PPP) division of Bilfinger SE. Its work on three continents has created an expanding array of successful developments in transport, health, education, custodial and emergency services. As an engineering and services group, Bilfinger SE develops, builds, maintains and operates plants and buildings for infrastructure, real estate, industry and the energy sector. For more information, visit http://www.pi.bilfinger.com.