HNA has teamed up Bugsby Property to offer more than 300 million pounds (USD 375 million) for CapCo’s venues unit, which owns the property. A separate bid from a group including Yoo Capital and a German company is also being considered, according to the report.
The value of the events business fell 1% to 293 million pounds in 2016, according to the company’s annual report. The unit generated earnings of 19 million pounds, the report showed.
Andy Slaughter, Member of Parliament for Hammersmith said:
“London Olympia is one of the UK and Europe’s premier exhibition spaces and is vital to both the local economy and the UK events and exhibitions industry.”
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