Eversholt Rail Group, one of the three original rolling stock leasing companies (ROSCOs), is to be sold to CK Investments SARL.
The new owner is a company jointly owned by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited. The deal is for 100% of Eversholt Rail Group.
The ROSCO is currently owned by Eversholt Investment Group S.C.S, which is a consortium comprising 3i infrastructure plc, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and STAR Capital Partners. The consortium has owned it since 2010.
Completion of the transaction remains conditional, upon receiving clearance from the European Commission under the EU merger regulation. It is anticipated that the transaction will close in March.
- For more on this story, see RAIL 767, published on February 4.