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FCC completes sale of 49% stake in Aqualia to IFM

FCC completes sale of 49% stake in Aqualia to IFM

🕔Oct 2, 2018

FCC has announced that it has formally completed the sale of a 49% stake in its Aqualia subsidiary to Australian fund IFM Investors for EUR1.024 billion (US$1.187 billion). This comes after the European Commission (EC) and the Federal Economic Competition Commission of Mexico approved the sale on 22 August and 20 September, respectively.

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ACS sells majority stake in police stations in Spain

ACS sells majority stake in police stations in Spain

🕔Jul 3, 2018

Iridium and RiverRock European Capital Partners LLP, through its RiverRock Brownfield Infrastructure Fund 1, have entered into an agreement for the sale of 80% of Iridium’s shareholdings in Remodelación Ribera Norte S.A (RRN).

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Spain to remove tolls on road concessions

Spain to remove tolls on road concessions

🕔Jun 19, 2018

Spain's new Minister of Development has announced that the government has decided to remove tolls on national roads currently operated under 50-year concession contracts expiring between this year and 2021. Ownership will revert to the State upon expiration. 

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Globalvia and Comsa Concesiones sell stakes in Spanish metro concession

Globalvia and Comsa Concesiones sell stakes in Spanish metro concession

🕔Jun 18, 2018

Globalvia and Comsa Concesiones have sold their shares in Metro de Málaga, which operates two metro lines in Malaga, a port city on the south coast of Spain, under a concession contract.

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Spanish HSR operator issues EUR600 million green bond

Spanish HSR operator issues EUR600 million green bond

🕔May 22, 2018

ADIF-Alta Velocidad, the Spanish state-owned high-speed rail infrastructure administrator, has issued a green bond with a value of EUR600 million (US$705.61 million).

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MegaProject 1260: Spain announces tender for US$640 million road concession

MegaProject 1260: Spain announces tender for US$640 million road concession

🕔May 16, 2018

The Minister of Public Works of the Government of Spain has announced that the A-73 highway will be completed through a "shadow toll" concession worth EUR534.8 million (US$635.6 million). The 71.4 km highway will connect Burgos and Aguilar de Campoo, cities in the Castile and León region of north-west Spain, upon completion.

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US$90 million refinancing for toll road PPP in Spain

US$90 million refinancing for toll road PPP in Spain

🕔May 7, 2018

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has announced that financial close has been reached on the refinancing of the existing senior debt of Autopista de la Mancha, C.E.S.A., a 108km shadow toll road that runs north-south between Puerto Lapice and Venta de Cardenas, in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

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Shareholders invest US$1.3 billion in Globalvia

Shareholders invest US$1.3 billion in Globalvia

🕔Apr 10, 2018

Globalvia has announced that current shareholders OPTrustPGGM and USS have collectively invested EUR1.0 billion (US$1.27 billion) in the company. Globalvia plans to deploy the investment in worldwide infrastructure projects.

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MegaProject 1234: Spain to launch tenders for road projects worth over US$1 billion

MegaProject 1234: Spain to launch tenders for road projects worth over US$1 billion

🕔Apr 5, 2018

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport of the Government of Spain (Ministerio de Fomento) has announced that it will launch tenders for the first two projects in the EUR5 billion (US$6.14 billion) Extraordinary Road Plan (Plan Extraordinario de Carreteras) in the next few days.

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Atlantia and ACS-Hochtief agree to jointly acquire Abertis

Atlantia and ACS-Hochtief agree to jointly acquire Abertis

🕔Mar 16, 2018

Atlantia has confirmed that, on 13 March, it signed a binding term sheet relating to a joint investment in Abertis Infraestructuras SA with Hochtief, a subsidiary of Grupo ACS. This follows recent speculation over the companies' competing bids to acquire Abertis, one of the largest toll-road operators in the world, based in Spain, which were submitted last year, and recent confirmation that they have been in talks.

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ACS and Atlantia confirm talks on Abertis takeover

ACS and Atlantia confirm talks on Abertis takeover

🕔Mar 13, 2018

Atlantia and ACS have both separately stated that they are in talks over their competing bids for Spanish toll road company Abertis, submitted in May and October 2017, respectively. ACS bid to take over the company through its German subsidiary Hochtief.

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FCC to sell minority stake in Aqualia to IFM

FCC to sell minority stake in Aqualia to IFM

🕔Feb 21, 2018

FCC Aqualia, S.A., FCC and IFM are in advanced negotiations regarding the acquisition by IFM of a 49% stake in FCC Aqualia, S.A

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Spanish government hires advisors for toll road concessions

Spanish government hires advisors for toll road concessions

🕔Jan 24, 2018

The State Company of Land Transport Infrastructure, a department of the Ministry of Public Works of the government of Spain, has awarded a EUR250,000 (US$306,08) contract for the design of bidding documents to re-tender rescued highways.

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The Marguerite Fund sells a portfolio of five assets to Pantheon

The Marguerite Fund sells a portfolio of five assets to Pantheon

🕔Dec 4, 2017

Marguerite has announced the sale of a portfolio of renewable and concession-based assets by the Marguerite Fund to Pantheon.

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Hospital del Tajo concession sold to Quaero European Infrastructure Fund

Hospital del Tajo concession sold to Quaero European Infrastructure Fund

🕔Dec 1, 2017

Hospital del Tajo and associated facility management operating company Explotadora del Hospital del Tajo have been sold to Quaero European Infrastructure Fund, within a 30-year concession contract awarded in 2005.

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Ferrovial places a 500 million euro 2.124% perpetual hybrid bond

Ferrovial places a 500 million euro 2.124% perpetual hybrid bond

🕔Nov 23, 2017

Ferrovial has successfully priced a €500 million (US$ 588,49 million) perpetual hybrid bond. The issue will pay a 2.124% annual coupon until 14 May 2023.

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Noatum Ports sells stake in Las Palmas port terminal concession

Noatum Ports sells stake in Las Palmas port terminal concession

🕔Nov 15, 2017

Noatum Ports confirms the sale of all shares (45% of the Company) held in Operaciones Portuarias Canarias S.A. (OPCSA Las Palmas) to Terminal Investments Ltd which previously held 55% of OPCSA shares.

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ACS makes counter-bid for Spanish toll operator Abertis

ACS makes counter-bid for Spanish toll operator Abertis

🕔Oct 26, 2017

ACS-owned Hochtief, has unveiled a €17.1 billion (US$21.9 billion) offer for  Abertis Infraestructuras SA, topping a bid from Italy’s Atlantia SpA.

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OHL sells OHL Concesiones to IFM Investors

OHL sells OHL Concesiones to IFM Investors

🕔Oct 18, 2017

OHL Group and IFM Investors have signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital in OHL Concesiones by IFM Investors.

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Financial close for Santander street lighting concession

Financial close for Santander street lighting concession

🕔Sep 20, 2017

Elecnor S.A. and the eeef have signed a forfaiting facility of over € 9 million to be utilized for the replacement of existing streetlights (old sodium vapour lamps) in the Municipality of Santander (Spain)

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