• Brookfield in talks to buy Cheniere’s stake from Blackstone – BBG

    The infrastructure arm of Brookfield Asset Management Inc is in talks to buy Blackstone Group Inc’s minority stake in Cheniere Energy Partners , Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

    Cheniere Energy Partners is a limited partnership formed by Cheniere Energy Inc, the biggest liquefied natural gas producer in the United States.

    Brookfield Asset Management is working with a partner to buy Blackstone’s interest, Bloomberg said, adding no final decision has been made and the alternative asset manager could opt to not proceed.

    Blackstone held 203.2 million shares, or about 58.3%, of Cheniere Energy Partners as of March 31, according to Refinitiv Eikon data.

    Blackstone declined to comment and Brookfield did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for a comment.

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