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The CEO of Ferrovial, Ignacio Madridejos, together with the president of the company, Rafael del Pino.
The CEO of Ferrovial, Ignacio Madridejos, along with the president of the corporate, Rafael del Pino.Pablo Monk Fernandez

Ferrovial's promise to ship 1.7 billion in dividends between 2024 and 2026 has not satisfied the market. The inventory has misplaced 3.16% on the day that Rafael del Pino, Ignacio Madridejos and different members of senior administration have introduced the infrastructure agency's plans to potential North American buyers.

This was the primary time that Ferrovial celebrated its Capital Markets Day within the United States, particularly in New York, which serves as a prelude to the inventory market debut on the Nasdaq scheduled for this primary quarter. The 1.7 billion over three years would come with treasury inventory operations.

Ferrovial will obtain 2,200 million in dividends from concession property in the identical interval, which speaks of restoration as soon as the Covid-19 disaster is over. The account already excludes London's Heathrow airport, through which Ferrovial has its 25% stake on the market. The anticipated revenue, of round 2.8 billion agreed with Ardian and PIF, will serve to spice up development and in addition to remunerate buyers.

Those current within the room, a lot of them new to this kind of Ferrovial occasion, have obtained a top level view of the strategic plan that shall be launched within the coming weeks. The bounce to the New York inventory market goals to lift capital in North America and generate larger liquidity for the inventory, looking for the eye of huge institutional buyers. The Chief Financial Officer, Ernesto López Mozo, has indicated that the liquidity of the inventory on the Netherlands and Spanish inventory exchanges shall be analyzed as a result of “they tend to concentrate.” It is feasible that Ferrovial finally ends up leaving the buying and selling ground of Madrid or Amsterdam and concentrates its efforts on New York.

President Del Pino has emphasised “the great opportunities for investment and infrastructure development offered by the United States, where the company has been operating for 25 years.” Immediately afterwards, it was the CEO Madridejos who highlighted a trajectory through which Ferrovial has provided a 12% annual return to shareholders within the final ten years. The government has additionally positioned a message of economic self-discipline that’s value a 'BBB' credit standing from S&P and Fitch.

With simply over 25.1 billion market capitalization, Ferrovial has 80% of its worth in property situated in North America. In the final decade, the corporate based mostly within the Netherlands, and with a powerful presence and itemizing in Spain, has remunerated its contributors with 5,000 million, receiving 4,800 million from its highways and airports. The 500 million common annual dividend delivered to shareholders is 13% beneath the typical 565 million per yr dedicated for 2024, 2025 and 2026.

In phrases of funding, this infrastructure large has contributed 2.8 billion in fairness capital to new concessions within the final ten years, with 58% of the trouble centered on the event of highways within the US. At the identical time, it has disinvested in initiatives. matured for 1,800 million. Madridejos has put Ferrovial's curiosity within the US in context, referring to reviews that estimate the necessity for the event of transport infrastructure till 2040 at 4 trillion {dollars}.

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In addition to presenting itself as a reference with virtually no comparables on the US inventory market, Ferrovial has highlighted its capacity to freely set tolls, above inflation, on highways that symbolize 80% of their worth. The firm has executed and operates concessions such because the LBJ, NTE and 35W within the space of ​​Dallas (Texas); I-66 in Virginia, and I-77 in Charlotte, North Carolina. And its star asset, Toronto's 407 ETR, is in Canada. The firm expects the primary dividends this yr in 2024 from the I-77 and I-66 highways.

From this basket, the freeway subsidiary Cintra pursues seven new toll roads within the United States: I-285 E, I-285W and SR-400 in Atlanta (Georgia); I-77S from Charlotte, North Carolina; the I-495 SW freeway in Alexandria (Virginia), and two property in Nashville (Tennessee), I-24 and I-65.

Also within the United States resides the main airport venture of the second, with the creation of a brand new terminal that brings collectively T1, T2 and T3 of New York's JFK. Ferrovial has 49% of the concession consortium and the New Terminal One shall be below its operation till 2060 in alternate for a complete funding of 9.5 billion {dollars} (8.87 billion euros). The head of Ferrovial Airports, Luke Bugeja, has outlined an initiative that goals to extend the capability of the terminal from the present 8 million vacationers to 23 million vacationers. The concessionaire consortium already has agreements to host 5 airways that symbolize 25% of the visitors anticipated in 2027: Korean Air, Air France, KLM, LOT and Etihad.

With the opening of the primary part of the New York terminal (NTO) scheduled for June 2026, Ferrovial claims to be holding superior conversations with different airways to occupy their boarding gates. The first dividends from the NTO are anticipated earlier than 2027.

The CEO of the Infrastructure space, Ignacio Gastón, has conveyed a message of warning in Ferrovial's method to the development enterprise. The group is dedicated to international locations with confirmed authorized safety and prioritizes motion for divisions of the group itself, reminiscent of concessions. The goal is that 25% of the revenue from works corresponds to work for the group itself. The development portfolio reaches 14.7 billion and the engineering bases are situated in Austin (Texas, USA), Santiago de Chile (Chile), Bogotá (Colombia), Madrid (Spain), London (United Kingdom), Warsaw (Poland ) and Sydney (Australia).

The firm, the protagonist of a powerful controversy throughout a lot of 2023 as a result of relocation of its headquarters from Madrid to Amsterdam. It has additionally caught out its chest with a steadiness sheet through which the debt has a weight of 6,600 million, which leaves a internet treasury place of 600 million if infrastructures are excluded. The rapid horizon seems clear of serious maturities and 93% of the debt is protected against fluctuations in curiosity as it’s signed at a hard and fast fee. Liquidity, aside from infrastructure initiatives, reaches 5,000 million.

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