The Government of Jamaica has revealed the names of the entities short-listed as preferred bidders for the privatisation of Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA).
Those selected are Cedicor S.A. (Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.); Zurich Airport International AG and A-Port Chile S.A; Korea Airport Corporation Latin America and GK Capital Management Limited; China Harbour Engineering Company Limited( CHEC) and daa International Limited and Corporación Aeroportuaria del Este S.A.S (Punta Cana International Airport), Jamaica Producers Group Limited and GBG Energy S. de. R.L.
Two local companies – Grace Kennedy Group and Jamaica Producers Group Ltd - are part of two of the consortia shortlisted to participate in the process. Grace Kennedy will be part of the Korea Airport Corporation Latin America Consortium while Jamaica Producers will be part of the Corporacion Aeroportuaria del Este S.A.S Consortium.
Last week the government announced that five bidders were short-listed by the enterprise team. Their names were not disclosed then as they had not yet been informed.
The new prequalification document was issued on March 30, 2015 with a submission deadline of April 17, 2015.