The European Commission (EC) has given the go-ahead for French airports operator and infrastructure specialist Vinci to acquire majority control of London’s Gatwick Airport. Late last year, US-based Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and its fellow-shareholders announced they had sold 50.01% of Gatwick to Vinci Airports for £2.9 billion ($3.9 billion), under a deal that is expected to complete by the end of the second quarter of 2019. In a statement released March 18, the EC ...

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