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Section 1: 6-K (FORM 6-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20546

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of July, 2018

 

Commission File Number: 333-221916

 

 

 

Corporación América Airports S.A.

(Name of Registrant)

 

4, rue de la Grêve
L-1643, Luxembourg
Tel: +35226258274
Fax: +35226259776

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

 

 

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F x    Form 40-F ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨

 

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨

 

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant’s security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

Date: July 9, 2018

 

 

  Corporación America Airports S.A.
     
  By: /s/ Andres Zenarruza
  Name: Andres Zenarruza
  Title: Legal Manager
     
  By: /s/ Raúl Guillermo Francos
  Name: Raúl Guillermo Francos
  Title: Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

Exhibits

 

 

Exhibit No. Description
99.1

Press release dated July 9, 2018 – Corporación América Airports Announces Update to the Guayaquil Airport Concession Agreement

 

 

 

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit 99.1

 

Corporación América Airports Announces Update to the Guayaquil Airport Concession Agreement

 

Commits to undertake investments of US$32 million to support passenger traffic growth

 

Extends concession term for an additional five-year period through 2029

 

Luxembourg, July 9, 2018— Corporación América Airports S.A. (NYSE: CAAP), (“CAAP” or the “Company”) the largest private sector airport concession operator in the world by number of airports, announced today that its 50.0% owned subsidiary Terminal Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil S.A. (TAGSA), which operates and maintains the Guayaquil Airport in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador, has amended the concession agreement (the “Guayaquil Concession Agreement”) among TAGSA, Autoridad Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil and the Municipality of Guayaquil, including the commitment of incremental capital expenditures of US$32.2 million together with the extension of the term of the Guayaquil Concession Agreement for a five–year period from 2024 to 2029.

 

The Guayaquil Concession Agreement amendment also includes an increase in the annual concession fee, effective as of July 1, 2018, from 50.25% to 55.25% paid over aggregate gross revenues received from tariffs and charges and certain other commercial revenues (e.g., fuel, parking spaces and use of convention center). Terms of the Guayaquil Concession Agreement amendment also sets forth an increase of US$524,600 in the administrative service fee, paid semiannually commencing February 2019.

 

“We are pleased to announce this amendment to the Guayaquil Concession Agreement, an airport we have been operating since 2004. These additional investments will allow us to continue providing exceptional service to the almost four million passengers travelling through the Guayaquil Airport annually and support future growth,” commented Mr. Martin Eurnekian, CEO of Corporación América Airports. “Since we began operating this airport, we have made significant upgrades and added services improving the passenger experience which resulted in several recognitions as one of the best airports in the world in its category by the Airports Council International”.

 

 

About Corporación América Airports

 

Corporación América Airports acquires, develops and operates airport concessions. The Company is the largest private airport operator in the world based on the number of airports and the tenth largest based on passenger traffic. Currently, the Company operates 52 airports in seven countries across Latin America and Europe (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador, Armenia and Italy). In 2017, it served 76.6 million passengers. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange where it trades under the ticker “CAAP”. For more information, visit http://investors.corporacionamericaairports.com

 

 

Investor Relations Contact

Gimena Albanesi

Email: gimena.albanesi@caairports.com
Phone: +5411 4852-6411

 

 

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