PARIS -(Dow Jones)- French state-owned airport operator Aeroport de Paris (ADP.FR), building-to-broadcast giant Bouygues SA (EN.FR) and Croatian company Viadukt (VDKT.ZG) announced Wednesday they are the preferred bidders for the Zagreb airport concession, worth EUR324 million.
- Aeroports de Paris Management, a unit of ADP, Bouygues Batiment International, a unit of Bouygues' construction division, and Viadukt, have been designated by the Croatian government as the preferred bidders for the project, said the companies in a joint statement.
- The concession contract includes financing, designing and building a passenger terminal to replace the current one and operating the entire airport for 30 years.
- The contract constitutes a total investment of EUR324 million, said the companies, adding that EUR236 million will be for the design and construction of the new terminal and EUR88 million will be for the airport infrastructure for the entire period of the concession.
- The three companies, which are all members of the project company Zagreb Airport International Company, or Zaic, said that "the step marks the start of the phase of financial closing" for the project.
- By Paris Bureau, Dow Jones Newswires; +331-4017-1740; firstname.lastname@example.org
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March 14, 2012 03:21 ET (07:21 GMT)
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