Posts tagged: Global Infrastructure Partners

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UNCOOKED ALERT: Kansas City Southern said to ... - Part 4

Monday, 9 August 2021, 9:58 pm

The venerable Wall Street Journal has just landed another great scoop about Canadian Pacific Railway weighing a fresh counter $300 a share offer for Kansas City Southern, the US-listed railroad operator. Below is the link:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/canadian-pacific-plans-new-higher-bid-for-kansas-city-southern-11628539276..

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UNCOOKED ALERT: Signature Aviation said to ... - Part 7

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:21 pm

Betaville was casting around for stories today and stumbled around a curious line around the three-way battle for Signature Aviation, the London-listed private jet operator.

It would appear, according to publicly available financing documents, that Global Infrastructure Partners, one of the firms interested in buying Signature Aviation, is offering to finance its bid in, er, equity. Yes, you heard that right - equity to the tune of $4.6 billion...

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About that WSJ "exclusive" on the Kansas City Southern takeover bid...

Friday, 31 July 2020, 10:54 pm

I see The Wall Street Journal has just "broken" an "exclusive" story about Global Insfrastructure Partners and Blackstone attempting to purchase Kansas City Southern, the US-listed railroad transportation operator. Below is the link:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/private-equity-firms-discuss-bid-for-kansas-city-southern-11596223106..

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Quelle Surprise: Gatwick Airport sold...- Part 2

Friday, 28 December 2018, 3:50 pm

I see the follow up coverage of yesterday's Gatwick airport sale announcement to France's Vinci has already triggered fevered speculation about what Global Infrastructrure Partners plans to do next.

Indeed, a throwaway paragraph at the end of a piece in The Times speculates about the possibility of GIP selling Edinburgh airport next year. Below is the link:..

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Quelle Surprise: Gatwick Airport sold...

Thursday, 27 December 2018, 1:37 pm

Apologies for the lack of posts in the last few days. Betaville has been enjoying a few days of merrymaking and eating chocolate.

Anyway, on arriving back at my desk this morning I was presented with the news that Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and friends have sold some of their shareholdings in Gatwick airport to French firm Vinci for an estimated £2.9 billion...

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