Corporacion America

Company description

Corporación América is an Argentine investment group active in the airport; airport business, cargo, and fuelling terminal; agribusiness; energy; retail; and infrastructure sectors. As an airport concessionaire, CASA controls Montevideo Carrasco International Airport through the consortium Puerta del Sol and owns the majority of Aeropuertos Argentinas 2000 (AA2000), which operates 33 airport terminals in Argentina, and terminals in Ecuador, Peru, Armenia and Italy. CASA also acquired the concession rights for Punta del Este Airport until 2019.

Its other subsidiaries include biofuel company Unitec Bio, which has a 20% share in the local biofuel market, and construction firm Helport. CASA is currently developing the Trasandino Central rail tunnel project linking Chile and Argentina, which the company estimates should increase trade to some 50Mt/y by 2040 from the current 5Mt/y. CASA is is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Company details

Buenos Aires
Honduras 5663

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Company updates

  • May 20, 2021

    Progress in planning of the second concession for Natal Airport in Rio Grande do Norte

    The Government of Brazil is about to submit a request for a new concession for the Sao Goncalo do Amarante Airport in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. The initial project involved the constructi...

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  • March 16, 2020

    Government accepts Inframerica's request to return the Natal airport

    Ministry of Infrastructure in Brazil has announced that the government will accept the Inframerica's request to return the Natal airport concession. Natal Airport was the first airport in Brazil...

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  • March 09, 2020

    Inframerica requests to return Natal airport to government

    Inframerica, a concessionaire for Natal International Airport (Sao Goncalo do Amarante) in Brazilian state Rio Grande do Norte, requested the Federal Government to return the concession. If the reques...

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  • July 27, 2018

    Corporación América Airports agrees to sell subsidiary to Investment Corporation of Dubai

    Corporación América Airports S.A. (CAAP), the largest private sector airport concession operator in the world by number of airports and Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the pr...

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  • July 12, 2018

    Corporación América Airports to invest additional US$32 million in Guayaquil Airport concession

    Corporación América Airports S.A. has announced today that its 50.0% owned subsidiary Terminal Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil S.A. (TAGSA), which operates and maintains the Guayaquil Ai...

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  • June 06, 2018

    London and Paris metro operators compete for Buenos Aires concession

    The operators of the renowned London Underground and Paris Métro are reportedly competing for the concession to operate the metro system in Buenos Aires, known as the Subte. ...

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  • February 12, 2018

    Corporación América Airports selling 17.8% stake in IPO

    Corporación América Airports SA has announced that it is selling a 17.8% stake in the company in an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange at a set price of&nb...

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  • November 29, 2017

    Corporación América will retain Argentine airport concession

    The Transport Minister of Argentina has the government will not terminate Corporación América's 30-year concession of the operations of 33 of the country's main ai...

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  • May 25, 2017

    Peru cancels US$525 MM contract to build Chinchero airport

    Peruvian government has canceled a US$525 million contract with a Peruvian-Argentine consortium to build El Chinchero International Airport near the city of Cusco because of financing concerns.

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  • September 30, 2016

    Inframerica requests renegotiation of airport PPP contract

    After a government auction of concession rights to operate the Sao Goncalo de Amarante Airport (RN) in Brazil, the company responsible for its operation, has requested a renegotiation of the PPP contr...

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