PD Ports owner to buy Freightliner parent

Brookfield Infrastructure, owner of Teesport operator PD Ports in the UK as well as a range of ports, transport and other infrastructure throughout the world, is to take over Genesee & Wyoming, which owns UK rail firm Freightliner and container services firm Pentalver. Canadian-based Brookfield is part of a consortium including Singapore investment fund GIC has acquired the mainly US-based company for $8.4 billion. Brookfield describes itself as one of the ... [+]

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