Consortium submits best bid for Brazil multi-airport concession

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Monday, March 20, 2017

A five-party Brazilian group known as the Voa São Paulo consortium submitted the best offer for a 30-year concession to operate five regional airports in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, local transport authority Artesp said in a release.

The consortium offered a 24.4mn-real (US$7.87mn) canon payment, double the 12.2mn-real minimum stipulated by Artesp.

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Voa São Paulo comprises Terracom Construções, MPE Engenharia e Serviços, ALC Participações e Administração Eireli, Nova Ubatuba Empreendimentos e Participações, and Estrutural Concessões de Rodovias.

In second place was local group Gran Petro Distribuidora de Combustíveis, which offered 12.2mn reais, according to the release.

CONCESSION DETAILS

The minimum required investment over the concession period is 93.6mn reais, of which 33.6mn reais must be invested over the first four years.

The five airports to be managed are Campo dos Amarais in Campinas, Comandante Rolim Adolfo Amaro in Jundiaí, Gastão Madeira in Ubatuba, Antônio Ribeiro Noronha Jr. in Itanhaém and Arthur Siqueira in Bragança Paulista.

A total of 15.8mn reais is required to be spent at Itanhaém airport, 20.5mn reais at Jundiaí, 10.5mn reais at Bragança Paulista, 18.3mn reais at Ubatuba and 28.6mn reais at Campinas.

The concessionaire will be remunerated via revenue obtained from airport operations and associated services such as the provision of hanger space.

The concession for the five airports was put out to tender by Artesp in December.

Jundiaí airport (CREDIT: Daesp).