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Infrastructure/PPP news in Spain

Telefonica sells up to 40% of Telxius to KKR

Telefonica sells up to 40% of Telxius to KKR

🕔Feb 24, 2017

Telefónica reached an agreement with global investment firm KKR Group for the sale of up to 40% of Telxius Telecom, its global telecommunications infrastructure company, for a total amount of €1.275 billion (US$1.343 billion), or €12.75 (US$13.43) a share.

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Bidders line-up for acquiring Itinere

Bidders line-up for acquiring Itinere

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Globalvia, the Spanish PPP operator controlled by OPTrust, PGGM and USS, and Macquarie have decided to submit a bid together to acquire a majority interest in Itínere, a Spanish operator of toll roads.

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Haitong and Assip buy Empark

Haitong and Assip buy Empark

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Portuguese group Assip and Chinese bank Haitong have taken over 100% of Empark, the Spanish-based car park company. The total amount of the operation, counting debt, is close to €900 million (US$954 million).

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ING and Santander sell debt from Spanish highways in liquidation

ING and Santander sell debt from Spanish highways in liquidation

🕔Feb 10, 2017

ING and Santander have announced that they have sold debt from Spanish highways in liquidation, as the government has not reached an agreement with the banks for the rescue of the projects.

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AMP Capital’s global infrastructure platform exceeds US$2 billion target at FC

AMP Capital’s global infrastructure platform exceeds US$2 billion target at FC

🕔Jan 13, 2017

AMP Capital has raised US$2.4 billion for its global infrastructure platform at final close, with more than 50 institutional investors committing to its global mandate to invest in high-quality assets offering the best relative value.

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MegaProject 841: Gipuzkoa awards waste-to-energy PPP project

MegaProject 841: Gipuzkoa awards waste-to-energy PPP project

🕔Jan 4, 2017

The government of Guipuzkoa, Basque country (Spain), has selected Urbaser-Meridiam consortium as preferred bidder for the the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP. The Waste Consortium of Gipuzkoa assembly has approved the decision with 87% of the votes.

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3i announces the acquisition of assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund

3i announces the acquisition of assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund

🕔Dec 27, 2016

3i Group plc has announced that it has agreed to acquire a portfolio of assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund, including Belfast City Airport and East Surrey Pipelines.

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MegaProject 832: Urbaser - Meridiam team emerges a frontrunner for Spanish waste to energy PPP

MegaProject 832: Urbaser - Meridiam team emerges a frontrunner for Spanish waste to energy PPP

🕔Dec 16, 2016

Urbaser-Meridiam consortium has emerged as the frontrunner for the the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP. The team has submitted the lowest bid for the project.

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Spain to take over bankrupt toll roads

Spain to take over bankrupt toll roads

🕔Dec 14, 2016

The Spanish government will finally have to take over the nine toll motorways that are currently bankrupt for an estimated cost of €5 billion (US$5.3 billion).

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ACS closes Urbaser sale

ACS closes Urbaser sale

🕔Dec 12, 2016

ACS Group, the Spanish construction and services firm, has announced it has completed the sale of Urbaser, its waste management operations subsidiary. 

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Abertis' Board of Directors appoints new directors

Abertis' Board of Directors appoints new directors

🕔Dec 2, 2016

The Abertis’ Board of Directors has approved the appointments, by cooptation at the proposal of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee, of Luis Fortuño and Enrico Letta as new independent directors of the company.

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Rubicon advises ACEGA, a Spanish PPP toll road, on its €175 million refinancing utilising a dual bank and bond financing structure

Rubicon advises ACEGA, a Spanish PPP toll road, on its €175 million refinancing utilising a dual bank and bond financing structure

🕔Nov 29, 2016

Financial close has been reached on the €175 million refinancing of Autopista Central Gallega, C.E.S.A. (ACEGA), announced Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors (Rubicon), through the issuance of a privately placed bond and senior bank debt facility.

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ACS obtains regulatory approval for sale of Urbaser

ACS obtains regulatory approval for sale of Urbaser

🕔Nov 28, 2016

ACS Group, the Spanish construction and services firm, has obtained regulatory approval from Spain's National Authority for Markets and Competition (CNMC) to sell Urbaser, its waste management operations subsidiary to Firion Investments, property of Hong Kong-based Ying Zhan Investment Limited.

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PPP for Cities to organize the 2nd International Conference on PPPs

PPP for Cities to organize the 2nd International Conference on PPPs

🕔Nov 14, 2016

PPP for Cities will hold a conference about PPPs on November 17 in Barcelona (Spain) 

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Abertis refinances debt with an issue of long-10-year €500Mn bond with 1% coupon

Abertis refinances debt with an issue of long-10-year €500Mn bond with 1% coupon

🕔Nov 4, 2016

Abertis has closed a new refinancing deal of its corporate debt with a long-10-year €500 million (US$555 million) bonds issue maturing in February 2027.

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Three bidders in Spanish waste to energy PPP

Three bidders in Spanish waste to energy PPP

🕔Nov 3, 2016

The government of Guipuzkoa, Basque country (Spain), has announced that three consortia have submitted bids for the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant.

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Abertis reports 10% growth in like-for-like net profit to €718Mn in January-September

Abertis reports 10% growth in like-for-like net profit to €718Mn in January-September

🕔Oct 28, 2016

Abertis has announced improvements in all its key figures in the first nine months of 2016: EBITDA rose by 13% to €2,407 million (US$2.9 billion) and revenues by 9% to €3,612 million, largely thanks to the growth in traffic and the change in the consolidation scope.

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OHL sells 4.425% stake of Abertis

OHL sells 4.425% stake of Abertis

🕔Oct 10, 2016

OHL, the Spain-based developer, has announced the sell of further 4,425% stake in Abertis, retaining the remaining 2.5% shares in the company until 2018.

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ACS sells Urbaser to Chinese group

ACS sells Urbaser to Chinese group

🕔Oct 6, 2016

ACS Group, the Spanish construction and services firm, has announced the agreement to sell Urbaser, its waste management operations subsidiary to Firion Investments, property of Hong Kong-based Ying Zhan Investment Limited.

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Cellnex Telecom completes acquisition of 230 cell towers from Bouygues Telecom in France

Cellnex Telecom completes acquisition of 230 cell towers from Bouygues Telecom in France

🕔Sep 26, 2016

Cellnex Telecom, a Spanish telecommunication tower operator has announced it has completed the acquisition of a package of 230 cell towers distributed throughout France from Bouygues Telecom.

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