French builder Eiffage in talks to buy Toulouse-Blagnac airport, creating a bookend for Chinese owner’s tumultuous investment

Eiffage SA, the third-largest civil engineering builder in France and a contractor in the Channel Tunnel, said it has started exclusive talks to buy 49.99 per cent of the Toulouse-Blagnac airport, taking the stake off the hands of its Chinese owner after a tumultuous attempt to privatise the country’s fifth-largest airfield.The stake was put up for sale by Casil Europe, a unit of China Airport Synergy Investment Limited (Casil), which is in turn a venture between Shandong Hi-Speed Group and…

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