January 13, 2017 |
New International Airport of Mexico City
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s ambitious plan to build a new airport in Mexico City is one of Latin America’s biggest infrastructure projects, and it has used creative financing to help the project get off the ground.
The $13 billion airport, which is scheduled to start operating in late 2020, is moving forward thanks to an innovative financing plan of bonds and loans that has established a series of firsts for an infrastructure project in the region.
“It really is a unique financing structure,” says Ricardo Dueñas, chief financial officer of Grupo Aeroportuario de Ciudad de México (GACM), the government entity in charge of the airport project. “And
This large project has set new benchmarks for creativity and innovation in infrastructure financing