Two months after launching the new PPP law, the Government of Argentina will undertake the first contract through public-private partnership involving a housing project.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Central and South America
The Chilean Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has received three bids for the Diego Aracena de Iquique International Airport in Tarapacá Region.
Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded the Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Spanish developer Sacyr.
Puerto Rico has released the Proposed Regulations for the Procurement, Evaluation, Selection, Negotiation, and Award of Public-Private Partnership Contracts under Act No. 29-2009, as amended.
Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras has announced it has concluded the sale transaction of 90% of the company's shares in Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS) to Nova Infraestrutura Fundo de Investimentos em Participações (FIP), managed by Brookfield Brasil Asset Management Investmentos Ltda, an entity affiliated with Brookfield Asset Management.
Sao Paulo has launched a tender process to develop a social housing project which involves building more than 10,000 affordable homes in the state’s capital city.
The Peruvian Ministry of Economy and Finance has passed an amendment to the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law Regulation (Decreto Legislativo N° 1251).
PSP Investments through AviAlliance has been selected as the preferred bidder for a 50% stake in Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin Airport.
The consortium Voa São Paulo has been awarded the concession contract to operate five airports in São Paulo, Brazil. The company offered a bid of BRL24.4 million (US$7.8 million) which represents a 101% of the minimum award amount.
Sacyr, through its subsidiary Sacyr Concesiones, has sold 49% of the concessionaire company Ruta del Algarrobo, which manages La Serena-Vallenar highway.
Paraguay's Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) and the consortium led by Sacyr Concesiones have signed the contract for the construction and operation of Road 2 (between Asunción and Coronel Oviedo) and Road 7 (between Coronel Oviedo and Caaguazú), with a planned investment in construction amounting to US$520 and a revenue backlog of US$1.47 billion in a 30-year concession.
Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced that it has received three bids for the highway Cúcuta – Pamplona.
ANAC (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) has announced that Flughafen Zürich AG, VINCI Airports and Fraport AG have won rights to four Brazlian airports.
Guatemala's Agencia Nacional de Alianzas para el Desarrollo de la Infraestructura Económica (ANADIE) has prequalified five bidders for the development of the Escuintla - Puerto Quetzal Highway PPP.
Sao Paulo's Agência Reguladora de Serviços Públicos (ARTESP) has awarded to Pátria Investimentos the concession contract for the Rodovias Centro-Oeste Paulista project in São Paulo (Brazil).
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), a fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC), have invested a combined US$100 million in Orazul Energy Partners LLC, an affiliate of Orazul Energy Holdings LLC, an energy platform in Latin America owned by I Squared Capital.
Estructura Plural Vías del Nus SAS has achieved the financial closure for the Vías del Nus private initiative 4G highway project for a total amount of COP680 billion (US$226 million).
Spain-based engineering consultancy IDOM has completed the feasibility study on the Commuter Rail and Road Interconnection Vial project in Guatemala City.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has declared the procurement of a port terminal null and void.
Spanish-based Acciona is planning to sell of its last remaining highway project in Chile, the Route 160 concession project, a 90-km toll road in the Bio-Bio region.