Company description

Asciano Limited provides rail freight and port services in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Pacific National, Terminals & Logistics, and Bulk & Automotive Port Services.

  • The Pacific National segment offers interstate containerized freight, interstate break bulk freight, and regional freight rail services, as well as hook and pull services for passenger trains.
  • The Terminals & Logistics segment provides container stevedoring and associated import/export container supply chain logistics services from ship to destination and origin to ship. 
  • The Bulk & Automotive Port Services segment offers port services and integrated supply chain solutions.


Company details

Level 4, 476 St Kilda Road Melbourne VIC 3004

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Company updates

  • March 18, 2016

    Brookfield and Cube consortia sign acquisition of Asciano

    Brookfield Infrastructure, together with its institutional partners, and Qube Holdings Limited,

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  • March 01, 2016

    Qube and Brookfield in joint bid for Asciano

    The Qube-led consortium and Brookfield Infrastructure are mulling a joint bid for the entire issued capital of Asciano Limited, a rail and port logistics company in Australia. ...

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  • February 17, 2016

    Asciano board accepts Qube´s bid as brookfield misses deadline

    The board of Asciano has accepted the bid from the Qube-led consortium for the entire issued capital of Asciano Limited, a rail and port logistics company in Australia. 

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  • February 12, 2016

    Asciano board backs proposal from Qube-led consortium

    The board of Asciano has declared the bid from the US$9.05 billion Cube-led consortium superior to the former bid proposed by Brookfield Infrastructure. 

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  • February 08, 2016

    Qube-led consortium makes rival bid for Asciano

    A Qube-led consortium has launched a bid for the entire issued capital of Asciano Limited, a rail and port logistics company in Australia.

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  • August 18, 2015

    Brookfield Infrastructure announces acquisition of Asciano Limited

    Brookfield Infrastructure yesterday announced a binding agreement, together with its institutional partners to acquire the entire issued capital of Asciano Limited, a high quality rail and port logist...

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  • July 31, 2015

    Three teams shortlisted for Darwin Port lease

    The Northern Territory Government, Australia, has shortlisted three teams for the lease of the Darwin Port for 99 years.

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  • July 06, 2015

    Canada's Brookfield makes $6.8 billion bid for Australian freight major Asciano

    Brookfield has approached Australian rail and port operator Asciano Ltd. with a A$6.8 billion (US$5.1 billion) takeover bid.

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  • May 19, 2014

    YES consortium selected for Experance port iron ore facility

    The Esperance Port (Western Australia) has selected a preferred proponent to design, finance, build and operate a new multi-user iron ore facility at the port.

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  • January 20, 2014

    Three teams in the race for Port of Newcastle lease

    According to local sources, Asciano, Hastings Funds Management and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management are in the race for the 98-year lease of the Port of Newcastle, an asset the New South Wales state...

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