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Angel Trains

In August 2015, PensionDanmark increased its commitment within infrastructure investments with the acquisition of a minority share in Angel Trains, a British rolling stock leasing company.

Angel Trains holds a portfolio of roughly 4,500 passenger vehicles that are leased to train operating companies throughout Great Britain. The company is Britain’s largest rolling stock business.

The acquisition was made through a consortium consisting of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Swiss Life Asset Managers, an Asian institutional investor and PensionDanmark. The consortium purchased shares in Angel Trains via Australian infrastructure manager AMP Capital. Including the consortium’s shares, AMP Capital now holds a majority stake in Angel Trains.