MEXICO CITY, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, as well as a JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, today announced that it has received regulatory approval to consummate its acquisition of Airplan, S.A. Airplan has concessions to operate the following airports in Colombia: the Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport and José María Córdova International Airport in Medellín, the Los Garzones Airport in Montería, the Antonio Roldán Betancourt Airport in Carepa, the El Caraño Airport in Quibdó and the Las Brujas Airport in Corozal. Following consummation of the acquisition, ASUR will own approximately 92.42% of the capital stock of Airplan. The consummation of the Airplan acquisition is expected by the end of October.
ASUR has not yet received regulatory approval to consummate its acquisition of Aeropuertos de Oriente S.A.S. (Oriente). In light of the pending regulatory approvals for the acquisition of Oriente, the sellers and ASUR have agreed to negotiate in good faith an adjustment to the purchase price and the terms and conditions of their acquisition agreement, and to use commercially reasonable efforts to obtain the relevant regulatory approvals. Oriente has concessions to operate the following airports in Colombia: the Simón Bolivar International Airport in Santa Marta, the Almirante Padilla Airport in Riohacha, the Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport in Valledupar, the Camilo Daza International Airport in Cúcuta, the Palonegro International Airport in Bucaramanga and the Yariguíes Airport in Barrancabermeja. If the Oriente acquisition is consummated, ASUR will own approximately 97.26% of the capital stock of Oriente.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) is a Mexican airport operator with concessions to operate, maintain and develop the airports of Cancun, Merida, Cozumel, Villahermosa, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Huatulco, Tapachula and Minatitlan in the southeast of Mexico, as well as a 60% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Company is listed both on the Mexican Bolsa, where it trades under the symbol ASUR, and on the NYSE in the U.S., where it trades under the symbol ASR. One ADS represents ten (10) series B shares. For more information, visit www.asur.com.mx
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