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Chinese investors buy Heathrow stake

By Juwai, 06 November 2012
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China Investment Corporation has made its second major investment in UK infrastructure with a 10% stake in Heathrow Airport Holdings.

For £450 million, the Chinese Investment Corporation purchased the stake in the company which owns the Heathrow, Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow and Aberdeen airports.

Following the purchase of this stake, Heathrow is now owned by a variety of companies:

  • 33.65% owend by Ferrovial, a Spanish business
  • 20% owned by Qatar Holding
  • 18.59% owned by CDPQ, a Canadian investor
  • 11.8% owned by GIC, the Government of Singapore
  • 10% owned by CIC International
  • 5.88% owned by Alinda Capital, a US investment firm

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