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May 03, 2015 9:30 AM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Associated British Ports Holdings Limited

Company Overview

Associated British Ports Holdings Limited owns and operates ports in England, Scotland, and Wales. Its ports handle containers, passengers and cruises, general cargo, offshore wind, dry bulks and green energy, forest products, fresh produce, liquid bulks, and steel and other metals. The company also operates marinas, rail freight terminals, and dredging fleet, as well as energy ports and cruise ports. Associated British Ports Holdings Limited was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Aldwych House

71-91 Aldwych

London,  WC2B 4HN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1962

2,423 Employees

Phone:

44 20 7430 1177

Fax:

44 20 7406 7896

Key Executives for Associated British Ports Holdings Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Chief Financial Officer, Director and Chairman of Refinancing Committee
Chief Executive Officer of Amports - Ports & Transport USA and President of Amports - Ports & Transport USA
Managing Director of ABP Marine Environmental Research (ABPmer)
Managing Director of ABP Connect
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Associated British Ports Holdings Limited Key Developments

Investors Reportedly Bid For stake In Associated British Ports

Investors are preparing competing offers for a major stake in Associated British Ports Holdings Limited ahead of the deadline for first-round bids this week. A 33% stake in the group, which owns and runs 21 ports throughout the UK, is up for grabs, after The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) and Prudential plc (LSE:PRU) put their portions of the company up for sale last year. Current shareholders Borealis Capital Corporation, and GIC Special Investments Pte. Ltd., the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, both with 33% stakes in the group, are set to take on an additional 7%. The remaining holding has reportedly caught the eye of British Telecommunications plc and the National Pension Service, which has entered a consortium with Canadian firm OPTrust Private Markets Group, Dutch fund APG and Gatwick-owner Global Infrastructure Partners.

David Kerr to Stand Down as Director of Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd

ABP Finance plc announced that Mr. David Kerr has informed the Board of his decision to stand down as Director of Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd. from February 6, 2015. Mr. Kerr was a shareholder representative of Cheyne Walk Investment Pte Limited, who are entitled to nominate a replacement Director.

Malaysian Employees Provident Reportedly Eyeing ABP Stake

Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia is interested in taking over a stake in Associated British Ports Holdings Limited (ABP). The fund is reported to be preparing a $2 billion bid for a stake in ABP. Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter as saying that Employees Provident has engaged bankers in order to help it acquire a 33.3% stake in ABP jointly owned by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) and Prudential plc (LSE:PRU). ABP announced on October 16, 2014 that the two firms were looking for a buyer for their combined stake.

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