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China fund buys stake in London’s Heathrow airport

BEIJING — The Chinese government’s main sovereign wealth fund said Thursday it has bought a 10 percent stake in the operator of London’s Heathrow Airport, expanding its investments in British infrastructure.

China Investment Corp. gave no financial details but Ferrovial, the Spanish company that owns 49.99 percent of Heathrow Airport Holdings, said the fund paid other shareholders $725.8 million to acquire its stake.

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