- MegaProject 1267: RFEOI for US$400 million expressway PPP in Myanmar
- Sacyr signs financing for hospital and highway PPPs in Mexico
- DIF Infrastructure V acquires majority stake in French toll road concession
- MegaProject 1266: Turkish firms to build and finance US$3.5 billion Sarajevo-Belgrade highway
- Cerestra Advisors launches education infrastructure fund
- Financial issues continue for bypass PPP in Scotland
Sacyr Concesiones has announced the close of financing of its two concessions in Mexico. The company has secured EUR86 million (US$100.82 million) for the Tlahuac hospital in Mexico City from the Mexican development bank Banobras, and another EUR86 million from Banco Interacciones for the Pirámides-Tulancingo-Pachuca highway.
|Date modification||Project||Country||Value ($MM)||Current Stage|
|May 25, 2018||Yangon Expressway PPP project||Myanmar (Burma)||375.00||Project in planning|
|May 25, 2018||Tlahuac Hospital PPP Project in Mexico City||Mexico||Project in construction|
|May 25, 2018||Skavsta Airport PPP Project near Stockholm||Sweden||Project in operation|
|May 25, 2018||Pirámides-Tulancingo-Pachuca highway PPP project||Mexico||221.36||Financial close|
|May 25, 2018||Belfast International Airport PPP Poject in Northern Ireland||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
|May 25, 2018||Autoroute A150 Rouen - Yvetot toll road concession||France||Project in operation|
|May 24, 2018||Sarajevo-Belgrade highway PPP project||Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia||3,517.11||MoU signed|
|May 24, 2018||Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route PPP project in Scotland||UK (United Kingdom)||1,045.09||Project in construction|
|May 23, 2018||Wastewater treatment plant concession in Changsu||China||512.75||Project signed|
|May 23, 2018||Sisga - Aguaclara road PPP project (Transversal del Sisga)||Colombia||Financial close|
|May 23, 2018||Guayaquil-Santa Elena road PPP project||Ecuador||234.00||Project signed|
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Funds & Investments News
Cerestra Advisors, a Real Assets focused private equity firm based in Hyderabad, has launched a US$300 million offshore education-infrastructure fund.
|Manager Location||Infrastructure Fund||Stage||Closing Amount (US$ MM)|
|Cerestra Edu-Infra Fund||Fundraising|
|Energy Transition Fund||In planning|
|France||Ardian Americas Infrastructure Fund IV||Fundraising, Investment||800.00|
|Edelweiss Infrastructure Yield Plus Fund||Fundraising|
DIF has announced that its Infrastructure V fund has acquired a 66.7% stake in Albea SAS, a company which holds the concession to operate the A150 toll road in France. DIF Infrastructure V purchased the stake from Infravia and TIIC.
|Modification date||Transaction||Country||Transaction value (US$MM)|
|May 25, 2018||DIF Infrastructure V acquires a majority stake in Albesa SAS||France|
|May 23, 2018||TAV Airports acquires 49% stake in ICF Antalya||Turkey|
|May 21, 2018||The Rohatyn Group acquires J.P. Morgan Asian Infrastructure & Related Resources Opportunity (AIRRO) platform||India|
|May 21, 2018||Scandinavian Property Group sells a Norwegian portfolio to Infranode and DIF||Norway|
|May 21, 2018||IFM Investors acquires OHL Concesiones||Spain||2,629.59|
People & Companies News
Currie & Brown UK has announced the appointment of eight new directors, five of whom are new appointments and three of whom have been promoted to the position from within the company.
|UK (United Kingdom)||London||Associate - Infracapital||May 25, 2018|
|Thailand||Bangkok||Transaction Advisory Services (Deals Strategy, Financial Reporting, Valuation, Project Finance and HR M&A)||May 25, 2018|
|UK (United Kingdom)||London||Credit Analyst - Infrastructure & Energy||May 25, 2018|
|Japan||Tokyo||Analyst to Associate Director – Infrastructure||May 24, 2018|
|Australia||Sydney||Equity Research Analyst - Infrastructure & Utilities||May 24, 2018|
|UK (United Kingdom)||London||Infrastructure Credit Analyst - Global Investment Solutions||May 24, 2018|
|UK (United Kingdom)||London||IBCM, Energy, Transport & Infrastructure||May 24, 2018|
|Saudi Arabia||Unspecified||Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist||May 23, 2018|
|Indonesia||Jakarta||Global Infrastructure Advisory (GIA) Manager||May 23, 2018|
|South Africa||Johannesburg||Infrastructure Financier||May 23, 2018|
Yesterday the UK Parliament voted against imposing a windfall tax on PPP contractors. The tax was proposed by a member of the Labour Party, and was supported by members of other parties and publicly backed by the UK's second largest trade union.
Corporate Finance News
ADIF-Alta Velocidad, the Spanish state-owned high-speed rail infrastructure administrator, has issued a green bond with a value of EUR600 million (US$705.61 million).
|Country||Company||Type of Company|
|(USA) United States of America||International Finance Corporation (IFC)||Financial Advisor, International Development Bank, Lender|
|Spain||Sacyr Group - Sacyr Concesiones||Contractor, Infrastructure Developer, O&M Provider|
|France||Infravia Capital Partners||Investor|
|UK (United Kingdom)||Galliford Try - Morrison||Contractor|