Kazakhstan: possible acquisition of Almaty Airport
The agreement with the consortium in the coming weeks
Potential acquisition of the Almaty international airport in Kazakhstan by the consortium led by Tav Airports, a 46.12% subsidiary of the Aeroports de Paris (AdP) and Vpe Capital group. Discussions have started and the agreement will be finalized in the coming weeks or months.
Tav Airports Holding was founded as a joint-venture between the Tepe and Akfen groups and Airport Consulting Vienna in 1997. It is one of the leading airport operators in Turkey.
Groupe AdP is a French multinational company active in airport engineering and management based in Paris, France. Controlled 52.2% by the State, the company manages the Parisian airports "Charles de Gaulle", Orly and Le Bourget through the company Paris Aéroports. The group exports the skills developed over many years on management through two subsidiaries involved in various projects in France and abroad: Adpm (operation of airports abroad and technical assistance) and Adpi (management of projects in the field of architecture and engineering for plants located mainly outside the French territory).
Vpe Capital was founded in 2010 to manage private and public equity strategies. Since 2013, the team has followed infrastructure projects throughout the region with offices in Moscow, Nur-Sultan, Abu Dhabi and Barcelona.
Almaty Airport is a stopover located 18 km from the center of the Kazakh city and one of the largest in Central Asia.
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