How Qatar is spending its billions
Size of stake: 20%
Entity: Qatar Holding
Description: Qatar Holding agreed terms to buy a 20 percent stake in the company which owns BAA, the UK-based airport operator, in a deal worth £900m ($1.41bn).
Spanish infrastructure firm Ferrovial said it had reached an agreement to sell 10.62 percent of FGP Topco Ltd, the holding company which owns BAA, to Qatar Holding for £478m.
As part of the same transaction, Britannia Airport Partners and GIC have also sold to Qatar Holding shares equivalent to 5.63 percent and 3.75 percent respectively, making Qatar Holding’s total purchase of shares equal to 20 percent.