airports operator Macquarie Airport Group has finally acquired from Italy's
Leonardo Holding a 44.74% stake in Aeroporti de Roma (ADR) for €480 million
($444 million), as expected.
company had agreed to the ADR purchase last year but subsequently sought final
approval for the deal from the Italian Government.
remains the controlling shareholder, with 51.2% of ADR, the operator of Rome’s
Fiumicino and Ciampino airports.
already owns stakes in Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport as well as
Birmingham and Bristol airports in the UK.