Fairfax India Holdings Corporation
TSX : FIH.U

Fairfax India Holdings Corporation

March 24, 2017 11:15 ET

Fairfax India Acquires 38% of Bangalore International Airport Limited

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 24, 2017) -

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(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars, except as otherwise noted.)

Fairfax India Holdings Corporation (TSX:FIH.U) is pleased to announce that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary (collectively, "Fairfax India"), it has completed its previously announced acquisition of 38% of the outstanding shares of Bangalore International Airport Limited for an aggregate consideration of approximately INR 25.22 billion (approximately $385 million at current exchange rates). Of the 38 %, 33% was bought from Bangalore Airport & Infrastructure Developers Private Limited, which is a subsidiary of GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd and 5% was bought from Flughafen Zürich AG.

About Fairfax India

Fairfax India is an investment holding company whose objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation, while preserving capital, by investing in public and private equity securities and debt instruments in India and Indian businesses or other businesses with customers, suppliers or business primarily conducted in, or dependent on, India.

Contact Information

  • Fairfax India Holdings Corporation
    John Varnell
    Vice President, Corporate Affairs
    (416) 367-4755