Carlyle Group, a US private equity group, is in the process of putting together a consortium which will bid for Edinburgh Airport, it has been confirmed.
TAV Airports is remaining tight-lipped about speculation that is to be put up for sale for an asking price of €2 billion.
Airport operator BAA has decided to sell Edinburgh Airport following the Competition Commission's ruling that it must sell one of its Scottish gateways.
German airport operator Fraport has confirmed that it is in the bidding to buy the international airport portfolio of HOCHTIEF AirPort (HTA).
HNA Group, the parent company of Chinese airline Hainan Airlines, is bidding for HOCHTIEF AirPort (HTA), which, according to reports in the Wall Street Journal, it values at more than €1 billion or $1.42 billion.
BAA has been ordered to sell Stansted and either Edinburgh or Glasgow to break up its UK monopoly, but interest from potential buyers in the gateways has so far been cool.
Fraport has refused to rule out the possibility that it will bid for a stake in AENA after Spain's prime minister stated he was seeking to sell a 49% stake in the airport operator to steady national finances, writes Oliver Clark.