Acciona still supported by renewables growth, an infrastructure portfolio at record high levels: Buy (T.P. 230,20 euros/shr)

Bankinter | Business evolution in the first half of the year is positive and Acciona’s results reflect solid progress in EBITDA (+65%) and in NAP (+36%). Acciona Energía is the main results’ growth driver thanks to a strong increase in average prices (+70%), along with a modest advance in capacity (+2%). The company’s infrastructure portfolio has reached a new record high after increasing by a further 14% in the first…


Acciona wins €258 M contract in Chile to design and build desalination plant

Link Securities | Acciona has won a 258 million euros contract to design and build a sea water desalination plant in Chile, according to Europa Press. The new plant will be located in Puerto Patache de Collahuasi, 70 kms south of the city of Iquique. The project forms part of the “Infrastructure Development and Productive Capacity Improvement” plan for the mining company Doña Inés de Collahuasi (CMDIC)’s operations. It also…


CNMC Fines Major Spanish Construction Companies 203 Million Euros For Sharing Contracts Until 2017

The National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) has fined six of Spain’s leading construction companies 203.6 million euros for having altered thousands of public tenders for building and civil works infrastructure contracts over 25 years. The companies penalised are Acciona, Dragados, FCC, Ferrovial, OHLA and Sacyr. According to the CNMC, between 1992 and April 2017, the construction companies met weekly to analyse tenders for works carried out by the various…


Acciona wins contract to build a 15km ring road in Australia with an overall budget of around €700 M

Intermoney | Acciona (Buy, Target Price 210 euros/share) continues to grow in the public works sector in Australia. It has been chosen as one of the contractors to build a 15km ring road in Queensland. The overall budget for the project is around 1 billion Australian dollars (some 700 million euros). Along with a local firm, Acciona has won, provisionally, one of the lots awarded with a investment budget of…

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Big Spanish constructors team up to bid for Madrid’s City of Justice; a €500 Mn investment

Link Securities | The big Spanish infrastructure groups are forming alliances to make a bid for the only major public works concession planned for this year in Spain, according to Expansion. The Madrid Government is finalising the tender process for the City of Justice, involving an investment of 500 million euros. So ACS and Acciona have decided to join forces for the project, while Sacyr has teamed up with Ferrovial….


Acciona Energía starts construction on the MacIntyre wind power complex, with 1.026MW capacity and an investment of €1.300 B

Intermoney | According to press reports yesterday, Acciona Energía (ANE) (Buy, Target Price 34 euros/share) has begun construction on the wind power complex MacIntyre. This is the largest one in Australia, with a total capacity of 1.026MW and an associated investment of 2 billion Australian dollars (1.3 billion euros). The MacIntyre complex consists of two wind farms: MacIntyre (923MW), owned by Acciona Energía (70%) and Ark Energy (30%), on which…


Acciona will pay Globalvía for the arbitrage in Chile; the initial claim was for €128 M, but the figure could be a lot lower

Banc Sabadell | Acciona (ANA) and Globalvía have agreed that the former should pay Globalvía for the arbitrage which is open in relation to the Chilean motorway Ruta 160 (which the latter bought in from the former in 2017), according to the media. Although there are no details on the final price to be paid, Globalvía’s initial claim was for 128 million euros (~1% of Acciona’s capitalisation). That said, it…

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Acciona wins €800 mln contract for UK waste plant, with capacity to treat 700,000 tonnes of waste

Intermoney | Acciona (Buy, TP 200 euros/share) has won the contract to build and maintain a waste treatment and energy generation plant in north London, with an investment of 800 million euros. The new installation will have the capacity to treat 700,000 tonnes, as well as to supply electricty and heating to 50,000 homes. The plant will be able to treat up to 135 tonnes of recyclable material and it…


Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) chooses Acciona to develop, with others, the biggest energy island in the world in Denmark

Link Securities | Acciona has teamed up with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and other European firms to develop the biggest energy island in the world in Denmark. The project aims to develop up to 10 GW of marine wind energy, with an investment estimated at 28 billion euros. Acciona is participating in the consortium as the builder of the infrastructure, called VindØ Energy Island, which will extend initially for 120,000…

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Acciona Is Not Only About Renewables: Wins €855 M Water Treatment Contract In Saudi Arabia

Acciona has been awarded the contract for the construction and operation over the next 25 years of three water treatment plants in Saudi Arabia. They will have a total capacity of 440,000 cubic metres per day and will serve a population of 2.1 million. This news is further proof that Acciona is not only made up of its listed renewable subsidiary, but also has profitable businesses within the Group.