Infrastructure investment firm HICL Infrastructure has acquired majority control of the Dorset Fire & Rescue project after doing a deal with Morgan Sindall Investments.
HICL has bought an additional 33.5% equity and loan note interest in the project from Morgan Sindall Investments, bringing the group's total interest in the project to 67%.
The total consideration paid by the group was £3.8m, which is in line with the current valuation of similar UK private finance initiatives projects in the group's portfolio.
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The acquisition was funded from the group's existing cash and debt resources.
The project is a 27-year concession to design, build, finance and maintain a combined Police and Emergency Services Headquarters building in Poole, a Fire Station in Poole and a Fire Station and Fire Services headquarters building in Dorchester.
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