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Banks selected for Passante di Mestre bond financing

State-owned highways manager ANAS has selected one of two competing groups of banks to arrange the €800 million ($1.1 billion) bond financing for the Passante di Mestre toll road in Italy's Veneto region

EXCLUSIVE GACA to announce Taif Airport bidders

The list of bidders prequalified for the Taif Airport tender in Saudi Arabia are due to be announced in the coming weeks, a source has told IJGlobal

Mexico closes revolver for new international airport NAICM

The Mexican government, through Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico (GACM), has closed a $3 billion revolving credit facility for the construction of Mexico City's new international airport, NAICM

Infrastructure Victoria hires ex-Macquarie banker

Jim Miller, previously an executive director at Macquarie Capital, has been appointed to head up Infrastructure Victoria, the state’s independent infrastructure body

Itinere plans bond issue for toll road portfolio

Enaitinere, a holding company for Itinere's five mature Spanish toll roads, is planning a €1.1 billion ($1.2 billion) bond and loan refinancing

IIC appoints new general manager

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has appointed international development banker James P. Scriven as its new general manager

Responses in for Virginia Interstate 66 widening

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has received qualification statements from groups for the $2.1 billion Interstate 66 expansion project

Infrastructure to be exempt from OECD corporate tax reforms

The OECD’s plans announced for new corporate tax rules allow countries to offer an exemption for “public benefit projects”, an important reassurance for infrastructure financing

California receives 35 responses for high-speed rail

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has received 35 responses to an expressions of interest (EOI) for delivering the initial operating segment for its planned high speed rail project

Trafigura draws down on Magdalena river vessels debt

Impala Terminals, a Trafigura subsidiary, has made first draw on a $350 million asset-backed term loan to refinance the purchase of vessels that will belong to a major logistics project along the Magdalena river in Colombia

ACP places bonds for new bridge over Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has placed a $450 million Rule 144A/Regulation S offering to finance in part the construction of a new bridge crossing the Panama Canal on its Atlantic Ocean end

China wins Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail

The Indonesian government has awarded China the $5 billion contract to develop the high-speed rail line linking Jakarta and the city of Bandung in West Java

BAM PPP appoints managing director

Royal BAM Group has appointed Kieron Meade as managing director of BAM PPP, starting today (1 October 2015)

EXCLUSIVE Egypt to launch five new PPP projects

Egyptian government entities will launch five public private partnership (PPP) tenders in the coming months, IJGlobal has learnt.

Proinversion to award Tren Macho in 2016

Peru’s private investment promotion agency ProInversión intends to award a 30-year concession to develop the Huancayo–Huancavelica train PPP, known as the "Tren Macho" in the first half of 2016

EXCLUSIVE Final bids in for Georgia's I-285/SR 400 interchange

The four shortlisted developer groups for Georgia Department of Transportation's (GDOT) I-285/SR 400 interchange rebuild project in Atlanta submitted final bids on 29 September 2015

Paraguay issues RFP for Ruta 2,7

Paraguay’s Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) has issued a request for proposals for a road widening project on highway routes 2 and 7

EXCLUSIVE DIF raises hard cap at fourth fund final close

DIF Infrastructure IV has reached its final close with a total of €1.15 billion ($1.3 billion), exceeding the initial hard cap of €1.1 billion