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Brazilian municipality plans digital clocks PPP

Brazilian municipality plans digital clocks PPP

🕔Feb 16, 2018

The Municipality of Porto Alegre has conducted a public consultation of a concession for the installation of digital clocks in the city. The scope of the concession is the production, installation, maintenance and operation of 168 digital electronic clocks in the municipality, which is located in southern Brazil.

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Tender launched for sports centre concession in Brasília

Tender launched for sports centre concession in Brasília

🕔Feb 14, 2018

The Development Agency of the Federal District of Brazil, which contains the capital city Brasília, has launched the tender for the operation and maintenance of the Brasília Sports Centre, called Arenaplex.

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MegaProject 1097: The Secretariat of Urban Development publishes national competition for Light Rail Vehicle PPP Project

MegaProject 1097: The Secretariat of Urban Development publishes national competition for Light Rail Vehicle PPP Project

🕔Feb 5, 2018

The State of Bahia, through the Secretariat of Urban Development (SEDUR), has launched a tender process for the development of the Light Rail Vehicle (VLT) of Salvador through the PPP model.

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MegaProject 1092: CCR wins US$3 billion São Paulo metro concession

MegaProject 1092: CCR wins US$3 billion São Paulo metro concession

🕔Jan 29, 2018

The State Department of Metropolitan Transportation (STM) of the government of São Paulo has awarded a 20-year concession concerning two of the city's metro lines to the Via Mobilidade consortium. The consortium comprises CCR (83.4%) and RuasInvest (16.6%).

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MegaProject 1091: São Paulo government launch US$2 billion housing PPP

MegaProject 1091: São Paulo government launch US$2 billion housing PPP

🕔Jan 26, 2018

The government of São Paulo, through the Municipal Housing Department (Secretaria Municipal da Habitação) and the Metropolitan Housing Unit of São Paulo (COHAB-SP - Companhia Metropolitana de Habitação de São Paulo), has launched its first housing public-private partnership project. The project entails the construction of 34,000 houses over a period of six years. It will require an investment of BRL7 billion (US$2.18 billion).

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New bill to regulate existing concessions to be signed in Brazil

New bill to regulate existing concessions to be signed in Brazil

🕔Jan 22, 2018

In the coming weeks, the President of Brazil, Michel Temer, is expected to sign a bill regulating the concessions made during the administration of former president Dilma Rousseff. The main clause in the bill will allow companies who take on an existing concession to pay off any outstanding debt.

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Preferred bidder selected for Rodoanel Mário Covas highway PPP in Brazil

Preferred bidder selected for Rodoanel Mário Covas highway PPP in Brazil

🕔Jan 16, 2018

Ecorodovias Infraestrutura e Logística Ltda. has announced that it placed first in the international tender for the concession to finance and provide public operations and maintenance services on the northern section of the Rodoanel Mário Covas highway in São Paulo​ for 30 years as from the date the contract comes into force.

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São Paulo state initiates pubic consultation for the development of a PPP housing scheme

São Paulo state initiates pubic consultation for the development of a PPP housing scheme

🕔Jan 5, 2018

The State of São Paulo, through the Department of Housing, initiated the public consultation procedure for its new public-private partnership for housing.

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Brazilian state of Bahia conducts public consultation of highway PPP

Brazilian state of Bahia conducts public consultation of highway PPP

🕔Dec 28, 2017

A public consultation of the BA-052 Road System public-private partnership has been initiated by the Secretary of Infrastructure, in Bahia, Brazil, where the project is located. Bahia is a state in the north-east of the country.

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Eleven concessions to be signed in Brazil following power auction

Eleven concessions to be signed in Brazil following power auction

🕔Dec 19, 2017

Eleven concessions concerning power transmission lines in Brazil have been awarded, following an auction by the Ministry of Mines and Energy on Friday 15 December. The eleven lots collectively include 4,919km of transmission lines and substations with a total capacity of 10,416 MVA, and represent BRL8.75 billion (US$2.66 billion) in investments.

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DP World increases stake in Embraport in Santos, Brazil

DP World increases stake in Embraport in Santos, Brazil

🕔Dec 18, 2017

DP World has completed the acquisition of an additional 66.67% stake in Empresa Brasileira de Terminais Portuários (Embraport) in Brazil from Odebrecht Transport (OTP).

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Arteris signs the Via Paulista concession agreement

Arteris signs the Via Paulista concession agreement

🕔Nov 3, 2017

Arteris, Abertis's Brazilian subsidiary, has signed the concession agreement of Via Paulista; which lays on 35 municipalities in different regions in the state of São Paulo.

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MegaProject 1025: Sao Paulo’s ARTESP launches road P3

MegaProject 1025: Sao Paulo’s ARTESP launches road P3

🕔Oct 9, 2017

ARTESP, the Regulatory Agency for Transport Public Services of the State of São Paulo, has launched a tender process to seek a private partner to develop a road project under its Concession Program.

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MegaProject 1024: Brazil awards nearly US$4bn in hydropower auction

MegaProject 1024: Brazil awards nearly US$4bn in hydropower auction

🕔Oct 6, 2017

The Brazilian government has sold operating licenses for four hydroelectric dams with a total value of nearly US$4 billion.  

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Invepar returns Brazilian road concession

Invepar returns Brazilian road concession

🕔Oct 6, 2017

Brazilian toll road operator Invepar has formalized the request for the return of a road concession together with the National Transportation Agency Terrestrial (ANTT).

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CMPort acquires Brazil's Second  largest port

CMPort acquires Brazil's Second largest port

🕔Sep 7, 2017

China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited has announced it has entered into the share purchase agreement with TCP Participações S.A. to acquire 90% stake of the Port of Paranaguá in Brazil, from TCP  for BRL 2.89 billion (US$920 million).

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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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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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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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Sao Paulo launches P3 lighting

Sao Paulo launches P3 lighting

🕔May 19, 2017

The State of São Paulo has launched a new program aimed to support São Paulo municipalities interested in street lighting PPP projects.

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