Global airport privatisation or ‘the buying game’ as we’ve come to call it, saw a strong uptick in secondary and directly negotiated deals last year, as well as a healthy stream of publicly competed transactions.
Latin America and the Caribbean led the way with more than 15 transactions inked or well underway by year-end.
On the other hand, deals in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa flowed at a more casual pace, recording a total of only 20 transactions, or so, across the four continents.
France and Greece completed their planned deals, as did the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) on the long-awaited LaGuardia-Gateway project.
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