Kuwait Is Interested To Buy London City Airport
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London City Airport has been put up for sale by Global Infrastructure Partners.The sovereign wealth fund of Kuwait is teaming up with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Hermes to bid for the airport, while Macquarie is leading a rival consortium.

One of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds is part of a consortium that is plotting a bid for London City Airport, which has been valued at £2bn.

Wren House Infrastructure Management, which is an investment vehicle owned by the Kuwait Investment Authority; Canadian giant Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan; and investment firm Hermes have teamed-up to make an offer for the airport, according to sources in the infrastructure sector.

The KIA is the world’s fifth largest sovereign wealth fund with some $592bn in assets.

Source : Telegraph

19 Aug, 2015 0 1202
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