The government of Puerto Rico plans to launch US$5bn of P3 projects in 2017–2019, according to its newly released fiscal plan. The projects have been identified and are in the preparation phase, the government said.
Chinese developer JinkoSolar is nearing close on a roughly US$250m portfolio financing backing a series of solar projects in Mexico. The Chinese group has mandated Natixis and MUFG to lead the transaction, with SMBC, Intesa Sanpaolo and Societe Generale joining as lenders. The deal is being structured as a seven-year mini-perm.
Guatemalan group Agencia Nacional de Alianzas para el Desarrollo de la Infraestructura Económica (ANADIE) has published information on a series of public-private partnerships that it is looking to structure. The nine PPPs will require around US$2bn in investment.
The Mexican Government will launch a number of infrastructure projects this year as public-private partnerships (PPPs), according to reports in the local media.
Grupo Carso through subsidiary Carso Gasoducto Norte has closed a US$535m long-term financing backing the 380 mile Samalayuca–Sasabe natural gas pipeline in Chihuahua and Sonora states.
A representative of national water commission Conagua says that the country will develop a dam on the Milpillas River in Zacatecas state as a public-private partnership. The intention is to kick construction off by November this year, with project documentation expected to be released soon before a bidding process.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) is looking to place up to Ps1.5bn (US$77m) in bonds on local markets to finance its master plan. The deal is slated for April 7.
BHP Billiton has signed an agreement with Pemex to complete work on the Trion discovery in the Gulf of Mexico.
Special purpose vehicle Cubico Alten Aguascalientes is looking to secure a financing backing the design, construction, commissioning and operation of the two Solem solar photovoltaic plants with a combined capacity of 290MW.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is looking to find a solution to the upgrades at the container terminal near Corozal at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal after no groups submitted bids.