AENA signed (01-Aug-2013) an agreement with Abertis for the purchase of a 33% stake in Aerocali, the concessionare of Cali Airport, for EUR4 million. AENA will increase its stake in the company to 66.6% with the stake acquisition. Cali Airport is the third largest airport in Colombia with around four million passengers. This acquisition is part of the strategy Aena to increase its international presence with controlling shareholdings in strategic airports. [more - original PR - Spanish]
Aena increases stake in Cali Airport
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