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UK’s Birmingham Airport in the sights of Middle East investors


Towards the end of Sep-2010 reports emerged from the English Midlands that Birmingham Airport, partly owned by two pension funds, could be sold to Middle East investors as part of a package of assets to fund other projects. [3048 words]

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  • International no more
  • Runway extension
  • Abu Dhabi to spread its wings in UK
  • Frequent management changes
  • Profitable – if only just – and dividend in decline
  • Some FDI already coming through
  • MAG sale spectre will rise again
  • Sudden spurt of airport privatisation
  • French regional airports for sale at last
  • Fraport back on acquisition trail in China, the Caribbean and South America
  • Greece somehow moves forward on Athens airport IPO
  • Angaksa Pura I and II appear on Indonesia’s privatisation list
  • Incheon sale confirmed to finance fiscal budget
  • Paraguay comes in from the cold

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  • Table: UK airport ownership – major airports
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