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InfraRed to acquire 50% stake in Colombian road concession

InfraRed to acquire 50% stake in Colombian road concession

🕔Feb 12, 2018

InfraRed has signed a purchase and sale agreement to secure a 50% interest in the Ruta Al Mar concession, a 34-year concession for the design, construction, finance, operations and maintenance of a toll road project in Colombia.

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MegaProject 1098: US$560 million financial close for Colombian road PPP

MegaProject 1098: US$560 million financial close for Colombian road PPP

🕔Feb 6, 2018

The Bogotá-Villavicencio road concession has reached financial close with a financing package of COP1.6 trillion (US$562.86 million). The project involves the operation and maintenance of the existing 85.6km road linking Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia, to Villavicencio, to the south-east, in the department of Meta, and the construction of a 22.6km dual carriageway.

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ACS sells US$2.4 billion road concessions in Colombia

ACS sells US$2.4 billion road concessions in Colombia

🕔Jan 11, 2018

ACS has closed the sale of their stakes in two motorways in Colombia to their partner in both projects, Colombia-based Corporación Financiera Colombiana (Corficolombiana), operating through its subsidiary Episol. The roads concerned are the Conexión Pacífico 1 (Pacific Connection 1), to the south-west of Medellín, and the Mulaló-Loboguerrero motorway.

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MegaProject 1068: US$490 million financial close for Antioquia-Bolívar road in Colombia

MegaProject 1068: US$490 million financial close for Antioquia-Bolívar road in Colombia

🕔Dec 18, 2017

Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (Financier of National Development, FDN) has announced the financial close of the Antioquia-Bolívar road PPP, which is located in Colombia. The total project investment amounts to COP1.47 trillion (US$490 million).

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IDB Group and FDN sign on Colombia investment

IDB Group and FDN sign on Colombia investment

🕔Nov 14, 2017

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN) have signed an agreement equivalent to approximately US$200 million to promote infrastructure investments in Colombia.

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MegaProject 1019: IIC to back Colombian 4G highway

MegaProject 1019: IIC to back Colombian 4G highway

🕔Sep 28, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) a member of the IDB Group is negotiating with the SPV behind the Santander de Quilichao - Popayán highway PPP to join lenders on the US$513-million financing package for the project.

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EOI for Colombian road PPP

EOI for Colombian road PPP

🕔Sep 22, 2017

The government of La Guajira has issued a request of Expressions of Interest (EOI) to invite companies to participate in the tender process for another road PPP project.

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Grupo Argos sells 50% of ports portfolio to Goldman Sachs

Grupo Argos sells 50% of ports portfolio to Goldman Sachs

🕔Aug 17, 2017

Grupo Argos, a Colombian infrastructure, energy and cement investor, has signed a share purchase agreement with West Street Infrastructure Partners III, investment fund managed by Goldman Sachs, so that the latter acquires 50% of the ports operator Compañía de Puertos Asociados (Compas).

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ANI cancels rail concession

ANI cancels rail concession

🕔Aug 11, 2017

Colombia's national infrastructure agency ANI has canceled a contract to repair and operate a 498-kilometer railway.

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WSP Announces Acquisition of LatAm firm Poch

WSP Announces Acquisition of LatAm firm Poch

🕔Jul 26, 2017

WSP Global Inc. has announced that it is pursuing its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Poch, a 730-employee professional services firm based in Chile. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Colombia and Mexico.

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MegaProject 966: ANI signs the contract for Cúcuta – Pamplona PPP road

MegaProject 966: ANI signs the contract for Cúcuta – Pamplona PPP road

🕔Jul 11, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI), in presence of Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia, has signed  the concession contract for the Cúcuta – Pamplona highway​.

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Colombia to revive Antioquia rail service

Colombia to revive Antioquia rail service

🕔Jul 10, 2017

The government of Antioquia, Colombia's second major competitive region after Bogotá, has announced plans to revitalize its railway system with a public-private partnership (PPP) initiative.

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Colombia cancels Sacyr’s road PPP contract

Colombia cancels Sacyr’s road PPP contract

🕔Jun 2, 2017

The Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced it has canceled the concession contract for the Puerta de Hierro - Carreto - Palmar de Varela & Carreto - Cruz del Viso Highway PPP project.

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BlackRock reaches final close on Colombian debt fund

BlackRock reaches final close on Colombian debt fund

🕔Jun 2, 2017

US-based asset management firm BlackRock has launched a US$280 million infrastructure debt fund that will invest in highways and other infrastructure projects in Colombia.

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Colombia to launch airport PPP

Colombia to launch airport PPP

🕔May 29, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) presented the progressin the process of structuring of the Gerardo Tobar López de Buenaventura airport project under PPP. The project is located Valle del Cauca Department of Colombia.

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ANI plans an expansion of the Cartagena Airport

ANI plans an expansion of the Cartagena Airport

🕔May 11, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced the plans for the modernization and expansion of the Rafael Nuñez Internation Airport (Cartagena Airport) under PPP scheme.

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Megaproject 911: ANI awards Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Sacyr

Megaproject 911: ANI awards Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Sacyr

🕔Apr 20, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded the Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Spanish developer Sacyr.

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MegaProject 892: ANI receives proposals for the highway Cúcuta – Pamplona

MegaProject 892: ANI receives proposals for the highway Cúcuta – Pamplona

🕔Mar 22, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced that it has received three bids for the highway Cúcuta – Pamplona.

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MegaProject 886: Vías del Nus 4G private initiative achieves soft closing with ANI

MegaProject 886: Vías del Nus 4G private initiative achieves soft closing with ANI

🕔Mar 14, 2017

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)

 

 

 

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MegaProject 878: Colombia scraps Odebrecht's Magdalena River Waterway project

MegaProject 878: Colombia scraps Odebrecht's Magdalena River Waterway project

🕔Mar 2, 2017

This decision comes after Odebrecht failed providing financing for the project. As we reported in late December, Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC) intended to provide funding commitments totalling US$250 million for the project, but in January the company cancelled its finance agreement with Odebrecht, so the project hasn't achieved financial closure.

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