Our Shareholders, The Infrastructure Fund and China Merchants Group, each own 50% and have a strong, global track record in managing large infrastructure assets.
THE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND
Port of Newcastle is part-owned by The Infrastructure Fund (TIF). Gardior is the trustee and manager of TIF's stake in Port of Newcastle. TIF's stake is held on behalf of TIF investors.
The Infrastructure Fund (TIF) is one of Australia's top performing infrastructure funds with a portfolio of Australian and overseas assets worth more than $2.4 billion. TIF investors include industry superannuation funds representing more than 2 million members, as well as other institutional investors.
Gardior is a leading Australian infrastructure investment firm that prides itself on the ability to add value through structuring an ultimate alignment of interest for investors. The Gardior Board of Directors comprises representatives from TIF's investor base.
CHINA MERCHANTS GROUP
China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited ("CMPort") was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1992 as the first mainland enterprise to be listed in Hong Kong.
CMPort is China's largest and a global leading port developer, investor and operator, with a comprehensive ports network portfolio spanning six continents and 18 countries and regions. Its nationwide port network includes coastal hub ports in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Ningbo, Shanghai, Qingdao, Tianjin, Dalian, Zhangzhou, Zhanjiang and Shantou. It also has growing presence in Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America, as well as Oceania.
CMPort's strategic vision is "to be a world's leading comprehensive port service provider". Through implementation of domestic, overseas and innovation strategies, CMPort strives to achieve world-class level on various fronts, including global container throughput, market share, income from integrated port services, operational management capabilities and asset utilisation.