About Cintra US
Based in Austin, Texas, Cintra US is the American arm of Cintra, a subsidiary of Madrid-based Ferrovial. Cintra is one of the leading private-sector transportation infrastructure companies in the world with experience spanning 40 years of innovative highway development on three continents. Today its portfolio includes nearly 2,000 miles of managed highways worldwide, representing a total global investment in traffic congestion improvements of more than $27 billion. In the United States, Cintra US manages roadway projects in the Midwest and Southwest.
A global powerhouse and Fortune 500 company, Ferrovial owns and manages major infrastructure assets, including London's Heathrow Airport and several other major airports in the United Kingdom. Public Works Financing has previously named Ferrovial the world’s leading investor in transportation infrastructure.
About North Tarrant Infrastructure, LLC
North Tarrant Infrastructure, LLC, is a joint venture between Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. and Webber LLC.
Ferrovial Agroman is a leader in the global construction market, having 80 years of construction experience in DBB, DB, and P3 projects in all types of infrastructure assets. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Ferrovial Agroman, US Corp. (FAUS) is the United States operating entity and is currently constructing $7B of infrastructure in Texas, Virginia and North Carolina. FAUS has been operating in the US since 2005 and ranks as the #6 transportation contractor and #7 Heavy Civil contractor in the US according to ENR 2014 rankings with $1.5B in revenues.
Webber is a Texas based Construction Company that has been in business for over 51 years. Participating in more than 16,000 heavy civil projects, Webber employs 1,700 Texans and performs $1 billion work annually for owners such as TxDOT, Port of Galveston, Burlington Northern Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, and various Texas regional transportation authorities. As the industry has evolved, Webber has taken giants steps to move into the future. We understand the challenges of today's projects - from innovation, competitiveness and tight schedules, to keeping everyone safe and following DBE and environmental requirements. Today's Webber is formed by a range of professionals who excel in delivering both traditional design-bid-build projects, such as IH30 to the Entertainment District in Arlington, and design-build ventures, like the North Tarrant Express (NTE) and IH 635 (LBJ Express).
About Meridiam Infrastructure
Meridiam is a long-term investor in public infrastructure projects with a commitment to improving the fabric of communities where it invests. Meridiam brings its experience with toll roads to this project, along with a staff that has deep familiarity with the U.S. transportation system. Meridiam was initially launched by AECOM and enjoys a strategic alliance on select projects with AECOM. The fund is one of the largest, primarily green field entities in the market.
About the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System
Created by the City of Dallas in 1916, the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System (DPFPS) represents 8,500 members and their families. DPFPS's assets are maintained for the exclusive benefit of the members and their qualified beneficiaries; funding comes from three sources: member contributions, city contributions and investment returns. DPFPS provides benefits for retired City of Dallas police officers and firefighters and, upon the member's death, for their qualified survivors. DPFPS is administered by a 12-member Board of Trustees, consisting of three active police officers, three active firefighters, one police officer pensioner, one firefighter pensioner and four Dallas City Council members.
DPFPS is the first U.S. pension fund in the country to invest in an infrastructure project.