Shares opened at US$17 for the airport company but the pricing closed at US$16.50, down -2.9%.
The company, which is owned by Argentine billionaire and entrepreneur Eduardo Eurnekian, sold 11.9 million shares while a shareholder unloaded 16.7 million, cumulatively raising over US$485 million.
Corporación América Airports, which reported $1.2 billion in revenue for the first nine months of 2017, operates 52 airports in Latin America and Europe.
These include 37 of Argentina’s 56 airports, comprising the country’s two largest – Ezeiza International and Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airfield, both in Buenos Aires.
The company also holds airport concessions in Armenia, Uruguay, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Italy.
For the nine-month period ended 30 September 2017, the company’s airports served 57.1 million passengers. Around 35.9% of those were international passengers, 53.4% domestic and 10.6% transit.