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ACS participating in two consortiums for Canada tram line contract; investment of €3.700 M

Intermoney | ACS is participating in the two consortia which will bid for the contract to build a tram line in Calgary (Canada). The investment required will be 3.7 billion euros, according to the daily Expansion. One of the offers includes ACS’ US afffiliate Flatiron, while Dragados is participating in the other bid, along with Acciona and other Canadian contractors. It is foreseen that the best provisional offer will be…


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ACS reaches agreement with Texas Transport Department to renovate a bridge for an investment of €1B

Intermoney | ACS (ACS) (Buy, Target Price 40 euros/share) would have reached an agreement with the Texas Transport Department (TxDOT) related to the contract to renovate a bridge in Corpus Christi, according to the daily Cinco Dias. The investment required is 1 billion euros. The initial contract had been signed in 2015, but since then various problems with the design have appeared which have delayed the work being carried out. Faced with…


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ACS takes control of Houston highway for €900 mn

Link Securities | Iridium, a concessions subsidiary of ACS, via its US arm ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc., has reached an agreement to buy 44.5% of US firm Blueridge Transportation Group (BTG). The latter is the concessionary company for a 17 km segment of the SH-288 highway in Houston, Texas, which includes on the central reservation two toll lanes in each direction. After this acquisition, ACS’ stake in the BTG will…


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ACS signs two new contracts worth €800 mn in the US; already obtains over half its revenues there

Intermoney | According to today’s Expansion, ACS (Buy, T.P. 40 euros/share) is beefing up its works portfolio in the US, after signing two new contracts in California with a budget of 800 million euros. Through Flatiron, one of its main subsidiaries in the US along with Turner and Dragados, the Spanish firm has teamed up with local group Myers & Sons to reformulate the current motorway Interestatal 105 (I-105) in…


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ACS, Acciona, finalists in the bid to build a new tram line in Calgary, with an investment of €4.2 B

Intermoney | ACS (Buy, Target Price 40 euros) and Acciona (Buy, Target Price 245 euros) are finalists in the bid to build a new tram line in the city of Calgary, in Canada, involving an investment of nearly 4.2 billion euros. This amount was fixed in 2020, but will undoubtedly increase given the current rise in inflation. The tram line, which envisages crossing Calgary from north to south, will be 46 km…


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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…


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Abertis (ACS) could be interested in acquiring 66.6% of the Chicago Skyway motorway; deal could be worth around €2.5 billion

Renta 4 | According to press reports, Abertis would be interested in getting its hands on 66.6% of the Chicago Skyway toll road, held by Canadian pension funds CPPIB and Omers. The deal could be worth around 2.5 billion euros. The concession is 12,6 kms and connects the I-94 and I-90 motorways with an elevated section. Valuation: We still need confirmation of the transaction from the Spanish concessionary. However, depending on…


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S&P raises Abertis outlook to stable vs negative; considers the protective governing structure Atlantia, ACS and Hochtief is not in danger

Santander Corporate & Investment | S&P has raised its outlook for Abertis (BBB-e, BBB n) to negative from stable, as well as that of its French subsidiary SANEF (Baa2 e, BBB- e, BBB n). The ratings agency has taken this decision in light of the group’s solid results, with traffic levels already close to those prior to the pandemic in Europe and Latin America. S&P believes the group will be…


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ACS, Ferrovial both chosen to present final bids for the Inglewood Transit Connector, worth €1.3 Bn

Link Securities | The consortia led by Spanish infrastructure and services groups ACS and Ferrovial have been selected, along with a third alliance, by the authorities of the city of Ingelwood, in Los Angeles, to present their final bids for a the Inglewood Transit Connector contract. This contract is for the design, construction, financing, operating and maintenance of the automated transit connector, according to yesterday’s elEconomista.es. The project consists of…


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ACS, Atlantia may have agreed to inject €10 BN capital into Abertis

Renta 4 | ACS may have reached an agreement with its partner Atlantia to inject capital into Abertis with the aim of making infraestructure acquisitions. According to press reports, the owners of Abertis, ACS (30% direct stake, 20% – 1 share via Hochtief) and Atlantia (50% + 1 share) could have agreed to inject capital in the concessionary in order to make new infrastructure acquisitions. In addition, to extend some…