VINCI signs for the acquisition of ANA, the Portuguese airports concession company

Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:10pm EST

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RUEIL MALMAISON, France--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

VINCI (Paris:DG) today announced the signature, with the Portuguese government,
of the contract to acquire the shares of ANA, the company holding the 50-year
concession for Portugal`s 10 airports: Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Beja on the
mainland; Ponta Delgada, Horta, Flores and Santa Maria in the Azores; and
Funchal and Porto Santo in Madeira. In terms of enterprise value, the
transaction is worth €3.08 billion. 

The concession contract signed by ANA in December 2012 with the Portuguese
government offers good visibility of the applicable economic regulations and
gives ANA exclusivity for the right to negotiate the construction and operation
of a new airport in Lisbon when the capacity of the current airport reaches

Share transfer will take place once the agreement has been approved by the
relevant competition authorities. 

This transaction is in line with VINCI`s strategy of making VINCI Airports a
leading international player in airport concessions. With this acquisition, the
company will be managing 23 airports in Portugal, France and Cambodia, handling
more than 40 million passengers a year and including a European hub with over 15
million passengers. Total revenue will exceed €600 million, for Ebitda of around
€270 million. 

ANA constitutes a group of high quality airports that handled more than 30
million passengers in 2012, of which approximately 80% were international.
Passenger numbers have increased at an annual average of over 4% for the past 10
years. Lisbon offers an important advantage, because it is a hub for
destinations that are seeing strong growth (Brazil, and Portuguese-speaking
Angola and Mozambique in Africa). ANA`s activities include management of the
airport facilities and their commercial areas, as well as ground handling

Maxence Naouri
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