Ferrovial has reached an agreement to sell 10.62% of FGP Topco Ltd. (the holding company which owns BAA) Published on 17/08/2012
In accordance with the provisions of article 82 of the Securities Market Act (Ley del Mercado de Valores), FERROVIAL, S.A. (the “Company” or “FERROVIAL”) hereby notifies the National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) of the following:
FERROVIAL, indirect owner of 49.99% of BAA Ltd. (BAA), has reached an agreement to sell 10.62% of FGP Topco Ltd. (the holding company which owns BAA) to Qatar Holding LLC for GBP 478 million (EUR 607 million). As part of the same transaction, other shareholders of FGP Topco will sell a 9.38% at the same price per share, being GBP 900 million (EUR 1.144 billion) the price for the complete transaction. As a result, Qatar Holding LLC will indirectly own 20% of BAA. FERROVIAL’s indirect stake in BAA will be 39.37%.
The transaction is conditional upon obtaining approval from the European competition authorities and closing is expected to take place before the end of the year.
Madrid, 17 August 2012