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).
Infrastructure/PPP news in Brazil
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.
The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, through the Ministry of Education, has initiated a tender process for an educational PPP project.
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.
The State of São Paulo has launched a new program aimed to support São Paulo municipalities interested in street lighting PPP projects.
The State of Bahia, through the Ministry of Urban Development (SEDUR), has launched the tender process for Salvador light train project under PPP scheme.
Brookfield Business Partners L.P. and Sumitomo Corp. have together completed the acquisition of a 70% controlling stake in the core water, wastewater and industrial water treatment business of Odebrecht Ambiental, for a total investment of US$908 million. Under its new ownership, the business will be renamed BRK Ambiental.
Arteris, Abertis’ subsidiary in Brazil, has won the contract for the development of the Itaporanga-Franca Lot, Rodovias dos Calcados (Road of the Shoes) road under PPP scheme.
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 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.
ANAC (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) has announced that Flughafen Zürich AG, VINCI Airports and Fraport AG have won rights to four Brazlian airports.
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).
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 Brazilian National Land Transport Agency (ANTT) has announced it has launched a tender process to seek private developers for the BR-101/116/290/386 road concession.
Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 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.
Brazil's waterways regulator Antaq has announced it will launch a tender for a 25-year port terminal concession in the state of Rio de Janeiro on April 20.
The city of Governador Valadares, located in Minas Gerais (Brazil), has canceled the tender process and, consequently, the public-private partnership (PPP) contract for a waste project, concluded in December 2015.
The Municipality of Angra dos Reis, located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, has published its law on public-private partnerships (PPPs).
The State of Piauí has launched a public consultation process for the concession contract of the new State Supply Center (CEAPI) in Teresina, Brazil.