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Indirect Partnership
Abertis 42%, Brookfield Infrastructure 40%, Brookfield Aylesbury 18%

Description of the transaction

In October 2012, Abertis (51%) and Brookfield Infrastructure (49%) acquired 60% of Arteris, a company listed on the Sao Paolo Stock Exchange in Brazil, through a jointly-owned holding company. The partners later launched a public tender offer to purchase the remaining shares. In September 2013, Brookfield Aylesbury acquired a direct stake of approximately 18% in Arteris.

Strategic rationale for the transaction

The transaction enabled Abertis and Brookfield to establish a partnership combining their best practices in the sector, with the aim of developing one of the leading motorway operators in Brazil.

Description of the partner

Brookfield, a global leader in alternative asset management, focuses on long-term investments in real estate, infrastructure, renewable energy and private equity. It manages assets worth US$550 billion globally. https://www.brookfield.com/