Kuwait's Agility in early talks on investment in Kharafi National

Kuwait's Agility said it was in preliminary talks about potentially investing into construction firm Kharafi National.

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Construction workers are seen on the site of a newly constructed bridge that is nearing completion at the Jahra roundabout in Kuwait City September 1, 2011.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Construction workers are seen on the site of a newly constructed bridge that is nearing completion at the Jahra roundabout in Kuwait City September 1, 2011.

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DUBAI, June 23 (Reuters) - Kuwait's Agility said on Thursday it was in preliminary talks about potentially investing into construction firm Kharafi National.

Agility, the Gulf's largest logistics firm, was reviewing all possible investment opportunities in the Kuwaiti company, it said in the bourse statement.

Owned by the wealthy al-Kharafi family, Kharafi National is one of the largest construction companies in Kuwait. It is involved in infrastructure project development in water, waste water treatment and district cooling among other services, according to its website.

(Reporting by Celine Aswad; Writing by Tom Arnold; Editing by David French) ((Tom.Arnold@thomsonreuters.com; +97144536265; Reuters Messaging: tom.arnold.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))


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