Macquarie Atlas Roads (MQA) completed a US$445 million acquisition of the remaining 50% shares it did not own in the Dulles Greenway toll road.
Ancala Partners, the independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, and The Peel Group, one of the UK’s leading private real estate investment and infrastructure companies, have announced a joint venture to establish an independent multi-utility operator to be named Leep Utilities.
Atlantia has announced the decision to launch a voluntary tender offer on the entire issued share capital of Abertis Infraestructuras, that would create the world’s biggest operator of toll roads.
Quaero Capital’s Quaero European Infrastructure Fund has acquired 100% of Frasie from a fund managed by InfraVia Capital Partners.
International Public Partnerships Limited (INPP) has announced that it has acquired an additional interest in the Wolverhampton Building Schools for the Future (BSF) project.
The consortium formed by DIF Infrastructure IV, HICL Infrastructure Company Limited and Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz Group has announce that it has reached agreement to acquire a 36.6% equity interest in the various entities that comprise the Affinity Water Group from funds managed by Morgan Stanley and InfraCapital.
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.
The Federal Aviation Administration of USA has accepted St. Louis’ preliminary application to participate in the Airport Privatization Pilot Program.
Maersk Line has announced that the acquisition of Hamburg Süd was approved by the boards of and the Oetker Group. The acquisition still remains subject to regulatory approvals.
Abertis has reached an agreement with minority shareholders to acquire an additional stake of 22.52% in A4 Holding, its Italian subsidiary.
Alkion Terminals and LBC Tank Terminals have announced the signing of an agreement in which Alkion will acquire the 50% shareholding in LBC Sogestrol and the full ownership of 4 tank terminals in France (Bayonne, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes), 2 tank terminals in Spain (Cartagena, Santander) and 1 tank terminal in Portugal (Lisbon).
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fundlogo (HRADF), Greece’s privatization agency, has issued an invitation for expresion of interest seeking for financial advisors to provide services for the sale of its 30 percent stake in Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA), the company in charge of the Eleftherios Venizelos airport concession in Athens.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.has announced the closing of CAD880 million (US$647 million) public offering of subscription receipts and US$400 million (US$294 million) private placement of subscription receipts that will be used to finance the anticipated adquisiton of WS Atkins plc.
The consortium comprised of Deutsche Invest Equity Partners GmbH, Belterra Investments LTD and Terminal Link SAS has been awarded a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, after becoming the highest bidder with an offer of €231.9 million (US$251.8 million).
HICL Infrastructure completes incremental investment in the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility project
HICL Infrastructure Company Limited, the listed infrastructure investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, has announced the completion of an incremental investment of £7.5 million (US$9.6 million) in the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility project.
Abertis has reached an agreement to acquire from CNP an additional stake of 5.1% in Holding d’Infraestructures de Transport (HIT), the company which controls 100% of Sanef. This transaction will imply a cash out for Abertis of €238 million (US$259 million). In this way, Abertis will reach, at the closing of the last agreements announced, up to 100% stake in its French subsidiary.
A Macquarie-led consortium, comprising Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), has agreed to acquire the UK Green Investment Bank plc (Green Investment Bank) from the UK govenment for £2.4 billion (US$3.1 billion).
VTB Capital has signed an agreement with a consortium comprised of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Mubadala Development Company and other leading Middle Eastern and Asian co-investors alongside Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund V and related funds (Baring Vostok) to sell a 25% equity stake in Thalita Trading Limited. Thalita is the holding company of Northern Capital Gateway Ltd, which operates Pulkovo Airport (LED) in St. Petersburg, Russia.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement with WS Atkins plc, approved by the boards of directors of both companies, on the terms of a cash acquisition by which SNC-Lavalin will acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Atkins for £20.8 (US$22.3) per share in cash, representing an aggregate cash consideration of CAD3.6 billion (US$2.7 billion).
MMC Corp Bhd's subsidiary MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd has acquired a the remaining 51% stake in Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB), the operator of Malaysia's oldest port.