Sacyr, through its subsidiary Sacyr Concesiones, has sold 49% of the concessionaire company Ruta del Algarrobo, which manages La Serena-Vallenar highway.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Central and South America
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.
InfraRed Infrastructure Fund III has reached financial close on the Watty Vos Boulevard (WVB) project, a US$91m availability-based road concession in Aruba awarded to Mota-Engil in July 2015.
The government of Argentina has launched the law 27,328 on PPPs, an instrument aimed to attract and accelerate investments from the private sector.
The Ministry of Transport and Public Works (MOPT) presented to the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) the project of the 5th road corridor to be undertaken under PPP scheme. The MEF must evaluate the initiative and give the approval in order to launch the tender process.
Astaldi has announced it has reached an agreement regarding the entry of Meridiam, a global investor and asset manager specializing in transport infrastructures and hospitals, into the capital of Sociedad Concesionaria Metropolitana de Salud (SCMS),
Ecorodovias Infraestrutura e Logística S.A. and Pátria Investimentos have emerged as the only two companies to present bids for the BRL3.9 billion (US$1.26 billion) Rodovias Centro-Oeste Paulista project in São Paulo (Brazil).
The Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced the cancelation of a PPP contract with the Brazilian firm Odebretch.
The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión), through its Committee on hydrocarbons and Energy Projects Pro Connectivity, has announced it has launched tender process related to transmission projects.
The Government of Jamaica, through the Ministry of Transport and Mining is seeking a private sector operator with proven experience in the airport sector to operate, finance, develop and maintain the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) under a long term concession agreement.