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Infrastructure/PPP news in Central and South America

China's HNA acquires Odebrecht stake in Rio Airport

China's HNA acquires Odebrecht stake in Rio Airport

🕔Jul 19, 2017

HNA Infrastructure, a subsidiary of HNA Group, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 60% stake in Rio de Janeiro Aeroportos S.A. (RJA), which is the controlling shareholder of the Aeroporto Internacional Antônio Carlos Jobim – Galeão (GIG Airport) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from Odebrecht SA.

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Peru awards Amazon Waterway PPP

Peru awards Amazon Waterway PPP

🕔Jul 12, 2017

Peru's private investment promotion agency ProInversión has announced it has awarded the contract for the Amazon waterway (Hidrovía Amazónica) PPP project to the Hidrovías II consortium.

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MegaProject 966: ANI signs the contract for Cúcuta – Pamplona PPP road

MegaProject 966: ANI signs the contract for Cúcuta – Pamplona PPP road

🕔Jul 11, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI), in presence of Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia, has signed  the concession contract for the Cúcuta – Pamplona highway​.

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Colombia to revive Antioquia rail service

Colombia to revive Antioquia rail service

🕔Jul 10, 2017

The government of Antioquia, Colombia's second major competitive region after Bogotá, has announced plans to revitalize its railway system with a public-private partnership (PPP) initiative.

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Shortlist for Jamaica's Norman Manley airport

Shortlist for Jamaica's Norman Manley airport

🕔Jun 30, 2017

The Government of Jamaica, through the Ministry of Transport and Mining, has shortlisted eight bidders for Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) PPP project.

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Argentina extends Abertis concession

Argentina extends Abertis concession

🕔Jun 26, 2017

Grupo Concesionario del Oeste S.A. (GCO), an Abertis Group company in Argentina, together with the National Road Agency (Dirección Nacional de Vialidad), under the Transportation Ministry of Argentina, have signed a memorandum that formally initiates the process to extend its concession contract.

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Uruguay’s first education PPP receives three offers

Uruguay’s first education PPP receives three offers

🕔Jun 16, 2017

Uruguay has received three offers for a school infrastructure project, the first education PPP in the country.

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Ecuador launches port PPP

Ecuador launches port PPP

🕔Jun 13, 2017

The Ministry of Transport and Public Works (MOPT) of Ecuador has launched the tender process for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance (DBFOM) of the Puerto Providencia terminal under PPP scheme.

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MegaProject 944: Costa Rica plans US$2 billion airport PPP

MegaProject 944: Costa Rica plans US$2 billion airport PPP

🕔Jun 7, 2017

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT)  has announced that the construction works of the new Metropolitan International Airport will start next year. The first stage of the terminal is scheduled to be fully operational by 2027.

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MegaProject 943: Chile receives bids for major highway concession project

MegaProject 943: Chile receives bids for major highway concession project

🕔Jun 6, 2017

The Ministry of Public Works (MOP) of Chile has received five bids for the last stretch of the Americo Vespucio ring road (AVO2).

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Colombia cancels Sacyr’s road PPP contract

Colombia cancels Sacyr’s road PPP contract

🕔Jun 2, 2017

The Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced it has canceled the concession contract for the Puerta de Hierro - Carreto - Palmar de Varela & Carreto - Cruz del Viso Highway PPP project.

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PSP Investments and ASUR complete Puerto Rico airport acquisition

PSP Investments and ASUR complete Puerto Rico airport acquisition

🕔Jun 2, 2017

PSP Investments, a Canadian pension investment managers, and Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR), have completed the acquisition of a 50% interest in Aerostar Airport Holdings LLC.

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BlackRock reaches final close on Colombian debt fund

BlackRock reaches final close on Colombian debt fund

🕔Jun 2, 2017

US-based asset management firm BlackRock has launched a US$280 million infrastructure debt fund that will invest in highways and other infrastructure projects in Colombia.

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Chile to award an airport concession

Chile to award an airport concession

🕔Jun 1, 2017

The Chilean Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has awarded the Diego Aracena de Iquique International Airport in Tarapacá Region.

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Educational PPP project launched in Brazil

Educational PPP project launched in Brazil

🕔May 30, 2017

The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, through the Ministry of Education, has initiated a tender process for an educational PPP project.

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Colombia to launch airport PPP

Colombia to launch airport PPP

🕔May 29, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) presented the progressin the process of structuring of the Gerardo Tobar López de Buenaventura airport project under PPP. The project is located Valle del Cauca Department of Colombia.

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MegaProject 936: Peruvian Proinversion awards transmission line PPP

MegaProject 936: Peruvian Proinversion awards transmission line PPP

🕔May 26, 2017

The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión) has awarded to the Italian based company Terna Plus the concession contract for the Aguaytía-Pucallpa Transmission project on PPP.

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MegaProject 935: Peru cancels US$525 MM contract to build Chinchero airport

MegaProject 935: Peru cancels US$525 MM contract to build Chinchero airport

🕔May 25, 2017

Peruvian government has canceled a US$525 million contract with a Peruvian-Argentine consortium to build El Chinchero International Airport near the city of Cusco because of financing concerns.

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Rio de Janeiro signs a contract with the IFC to implement PPPs

Rio de Janeiro signs a contract with the IFC to implement PPPs

🕔May 23, 2017

The City of Rio de Janeiro has signed a contract with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to help structure and implement a public-private partnership (PPP) to build and maintain approximately 130 new schools, providing thousands of children with access to a pre-school and kindergarten education.

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IIC to finance first PPP transmission line in Uruguay

IIC to finance first PPP transmission line in Uruguay

🕔May 23, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) continues to support energy generation from renewable sources in Uruguay with the approval of a US$56 million financing package for a 500 Kv transmission line between the cities of Melo and Tacuarembó.

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