The Macquarie Bank managed airport investor said it has been informed by the Hungarian Privatization and State Holding Company it is one of five parties on the short-list.
MAp said it will now begin due diligence with a view to submitting a final bid in November.
The other bidders are BAA, the operator of the Heathrow, Standsted and London Airports in the UK, a Hochtief Airport GmBH, HTAC consortium, Copenhagen Airport, and a Fraport and Deutsche Bank consortium which operates Frankfurt Airport.
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