GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd is ready to acquire a majority stake in Mumbai and Bangalore international airports, a top official said on Thursday.
“The intent is to buy majority, but people have to sell. If they are willing to sell, we are ready to buy,” Mumbai Internationl Airport Ltd (MIAL) Managing Director and GVK Power and Infrastructure Vice Chairman, G V Sanjay Reddy, told reporters.
GVK Power and Infrastructure holds about 37 percent in MIAL and around 29 percent in Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL).
MIAL plans to develop hospitality and realty projects spanning 200 acres of land around the Mumbai airport, Reddy told reporters on sidelines of a conference.
The work on the projects will start in 6 months and will be completed over a span of 10 years.
The project will include budget and premium hotels and retail ventures like shopping malls.
At 1.31 p.m, shares of GVK were trading lower by 0.11 percent at 45 rupees in a weak Mumbai market.