Cases & Deals

Aurecon, together with SMRT and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise, help Mauritius close its largest infrastructure project

Clients Aurecon Singapore (Pte) Ltd

Jones Day represented Aurecon Singapore (Pte) Ltd in conjunction with SMRT and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise as lead transaction advisor to Metro Express Limited, the procurer of a $570 million light rail construction project in Mauritius. The project represents the largest single infrastructure project ever undertaken in Mauritius and involves the design, construction, and procurement (on an EPC, turnkey basis) of a 26 kilometer light rail system, including civil works, systems, and rolling stock procurement. The project is intended to alleviate significant transport congestion in Mauritius, provide an efficient public transport option from key population centers to the capital, Port Louis, and promote a more environmentally friendly public transport option than existing diesel bus networks.