Vinci Partners Infrastructure Announces New Transportation and Logistics Strategy With the Acquisition of Port Terminal “Porto Pontal”
Vinci Partners Investments Ltd., the controlling company of a leading alternative investment platform in Brazil, announced today that Vinci Partners’ Infrastructure segment has reached an agreement with JCR Administração e Participações S.A. (“JCR Group”) for the acquisition of the container terminal (“Porto Pontal” or “the Project”) in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
Porto Pontal marks Vinci Partners Infrastructure team’s first investment for its new Transportation and Logistics strategy. The Project’s capacity will reach 3 million TEUs when fully developed and will require investments of up to R$3 billion, which will be financed through a combination of equity and debt instruments. The ultimate goal is to develop one of the most modern container terminals in Latin America.
José Guilherme Souza, partner, and Head of Infrastructure for Vinci Partners, said, “We are very pleased with this new project as it sets an important milestone within our Transportation and Logistics strategy, which we believe has great potential for growth in Brazil, due to its extensive pipeline of investment opportunities in ports and highways. Porto Pontal’s main objective is to be placed among the biggest and most efficient container terminals in the country, generating sustainable and positive socioeconomic impact in the state of Paraná.”
Source: Vinci Partners