ICA Closes Sale Of RCO

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV:ICA) (NYSE:ICA), the largest infrastructure and construction company in Mexico, announced today's completion of the sale of its stake – Series A shares – in Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V. ("RCO").

The amount received was approximately Ps. 5,073 million, which will be applied mainly for corporate short-term debt repayment.

ICA will continue to provide operation services to RCO.

Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V. is Mexico's largest construction and infrastructure operations company. Founded in 1947, ICA's principal lines of business are civil and industrial construction and engineering; infrastructure operations, including airports, toll roads, and water systems; and homebuilding. For more information visit www.ica.com.mx/ir .

This press release may contain projections or other forward-looking statements related to ICA that reflect ICA's current expectations or beliefs concerning future events. Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties and may differ materially from actual results or events due to important factors such as changes in general economic, business or political or other conditions in Mexico, Latin America or elsewhere, changes in capital markets in general that may affect policies or attitudes towards lending to Mexico or Mexican companies, changes in tax and other laws affecting ICA's businesses, increased costs, unanticipated increases in financing and other costs or the inability to obtain additional debt or equity financing on attractive terms and other factors set forth in ICA's most recent filing on Form 20-F and in any filing or submission ICA has made with the SEC subsequent to its most recent filing on Form 20-F. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to ICA on the date hereof, and ICA assumes no obligation to update such statements.
CONTACT: Iga Wolska         iga.wolska@ica.mx                  Elena Garcia         elena.garcia@ica.mx                  relacion.inversionistas@ica.mx         (5255) 5272 9991 ext.3696                  Gabriel de la Concha, CIO         gabriel.delaconcha@ica.mx                  Victor Bravo, CFO         victor.bravo@ica.mx                  In the United States:         Daniel Wilson, Zemi Communications         (1212) 689 9560         dbmwilson@zemi.com

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