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The French group fought off competition from compatriot Meridiam in a tender which initially attracted 27 bidders.
Vehicle makes its final investment, buying a stake in 14 airports that were among the first assets to be sold under the country’s privatisation programme.
The firm has now committed over £550m to the sector which is under pressure for more investment.
The group’s second fund makes its third acquisition, taking a 60% stake in the Swedish transport company.
It’s full-steam ahead for their first investment together as the pair agree to buy 413 trains to operate on the new West Midlands Trains franchise.
The proposal, which includes $595m in payments and $550m for maintenance and improvements, could face an uphill battle for approval from the county’s legislators.
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