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Infrastructure/PPP news in Argentina

MegaProject 1293: Argentinian government announces US$570 million rail PPP

MegaProject 1293: Argentinian government announces US$570 million rail PPP

🕔Jul 10, 2018

The Government of Argentina has announced that a 700km section of the North Patagonia railway will be upgraded through a public-private partnership (PPP). The estimated total investment required is US$570 million.

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MegaProject 1291: Abertis closes the investment agreements in its toll roads network in Argentina in exchange for the extension of the duration of its concessions

MegaProject 1291: Abertis closes the investment agreements in its toll roads network in Argentina in exchange for the extension of the duration of its concessions

🕔Jul 6, 2018

Spanish toll roads and infrastructure operator Abertis has closed with the government of Argentina two agreements to extend the concession contracts of both subsidiaries in the country, Autopista del Sol (Ausol) and Grupo Concesionario del Oeste (GCO)

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MegaProject 1282: US$8 billion road PPPs awarded in Argentina

MegaProject 1282: US$8 billion road PPPs awarded in Argentina

🕔Jun 19, 2018

The Evaluation Commission of National Roads in Argentina has signed a resolution to award six PPP projects which altogether require around US$8 billion investment. The projects involve the design, construction, expansion, improvement, repair, remodeling, operation, maintenance and commercial exploitation of roads located throughout the country, grouped into six corridors.

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MegaProject 1275: London and Paris metro operators compete for Buenos Aires concession

MegaProject 1275: London and Paris metro operators compete for Buenos Aires concession

🕔Jun 6, 2018

The operators of the renowned London Underground and Paris Métro are reportedly competing for the concession to operate the metro system in Buenos Aires, known as the Subte. The contract is thought to be worth around US$3.5 billion over 10 years.

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MegaProject 1248: Ten bids for US$8 billion road tender in Argentina

MegaProject 1248: Ten bids for US$8 billion road tender in Argentina

🕔Apr 26, 2018

Ten offers have been submitted in response to a call for tenders for the modernization of more than 3,400km of national roads in Argentina, split into six road corridors and altogether estimated to require US$8 billion investment.

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MegaProject 1223: Argentina to launch US$2.3-billion rail network PPP

MegaProject 1223: Argentina to launch US$2.3-billion rail network PPP

🕔Mar 15, 2018

Argentina's Ministry of Transport and Pubic Works has launched the tender for a new commuter rail network to service the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area. 

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MegaProject 1096: Argentina launches tender for US$8 billion road PPPs

MegaProject 1096: Argentina launches tender for US$8 billion road PPPs

🕔Feb 2, 2018

The Ministry of Transportation of Argentina has published a call for tenders for the design, construction, expansion, improvement, repair, remodeling, operation, maintenance and commercial exploitation of the Network of Highways and Safe Routes PPP Project Stage 1.

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Corporación América will retain Argentine airport concession

Corporación América will retain Argentine airport concession

🕔Nov 29, 2017

The Transport Minister of Argentina has the government will not terminate Corporación América's 30-year concession of the operations of 33 of the country's main airports. The contract was signed in 1998 but included a clause to possibly terminate the contract in 2018.

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MegaProject 1047: Argentina unveils US$16.7 billion highway PPP programme

MegaProject 1047: Argentina unveils US$16.7 billion highway PPP programme

🕔Nov 13, 2017

A list of highway projects have been presented to the public-private partnership (PPP) unit of Argentina's finance ministry. The initiatives entail 7,277km of roadworks to be develop under a PPP model and require investment of US$16.7 billion over the next 15 years.

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MegaProject 1003: Argentina launches request for EOIs for US$9.5 billion water projects

MegaProject 1003: Argentina launches request for EOIs for US$9.5 billion water projects

🕔Sep 5, 2017

The Government of Argentina has launched a a call for expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of a total of 38 water infrastructure projects, some of them to be structured as public-private partnerships (PPP). The total estimated value for all the projects reaches US$9.5 billion.

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New investments in Argentinian highway in exchange for the extension of the contract

New investments in Argentinian highway in exchange for the extension of the contract

🕔Aug 23, 2017

Autopistas del Sol S.A. (Ausol), 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 for an additional 10 years.

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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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Argentina plans housing PPP project

Argentina plans housing PPP project

🕔Apr 21, 2017

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.

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IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

🕔Mar 17, 2017

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.

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Argentina creates P3 unitCOLA

Argentina creates P3 unitCOLA

🕔Mar 2, 2017

The government of Argentina has launched the law 27,328 on PPPs, an instrument aimed to attract and accelerate investments from the private sector.

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Governments of Latin America to  discuss investment opportunities for  energy projects – Washington, D.C  March 2017

Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017

Latin American public and private sector leaders will address countries’ policies and strategies to engage investors and stimulate open discussions. 250 energy developers, financiers and public sector stakeholders are expected to attend the meeting from North America and countries across Latin America.

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Paraguay to do open consultation of bridge project

Paraguay to do open consultation of bridge project

🕔Nov 29, 2016

Paraguay has announced that the country will do an open consultation to analyze the construction of a bridge between Paraguay and Argentina.

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Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies approves PPP law

Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies approves PPP law

🕔Nov 10, 2016

The Argentine Chamber of Deputies has approved the new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to help address the country’s existing infrastructure deficit and make banks and multilateral lending agencies more interested in financing public works.

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Senate approves PPP law in Argentina

Senate approves PPP law in Argentina

🕔Oct 5, 2016

The Argentine Congress has approved a bill for a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to help address the country’s existing infrastructure deficit and make banks and multilateral lending agencies more interested in financing public works.

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Argentina to send PPP bill to Congress

Argentina to send PPP bill to Congress

🕔Jun 8, 2016

Mauricio Macri, Argentina's president, is planning to send a public private partnership (PPP) bill to Congress by early July.

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