DUBAI, March 26 Dubai's $9.5 billion rescue plan
for state-owned conglomerate Dubai World [DBWLD.UL] requires the
emirate to stump up $3.8 billion from what it called "internal
Here are some of the assets it could sell:
DUBAI WORLD ASSETS
DP WORLD DPW.DI
One of the world's largest port operators is arguably the
biggest trophy in the cabinet, with a total market cap of about
$8 billion. Dubai World owns 77 percent of the company, which
plans a London listing in 2010.
STANDARD CHARTERED (STAN.L)
Istithmar bought a 2.7 percent stake worth about $1 billion
in October, 2006.
MGM MIRAGE (MGM.N)
In 2007, Dubai World invested about $5 billion in casino
operator MGM Mirage (MGM.N) by buying shares and half of an $8.5
billion Las Vegas project.
Istithmar World bought U.S. luxury retail chain Barneys for
$942 million in 2007.
Istithmar also invested about $100 million into the boutique
investment bank in 2006.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Property developer Nakheel and Istithmar bought a 20 percent
stake in the Montreal-based international circus touring company
in June 2008.
TURNBERRY GOLF COURSE
Leisurecorp, Dubai World's leisure and sports investment
unit, bought the Turnberry Golf course, home to golf's oldest
competition, from Starwood Hotels & Resorts HOT.N in Nov 2008
for about $100 million.
QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 LINER
Originally bought in 2007 for $100 million.
The resort, which opened in November to a $50 million
firework display, is a joint venture with South Africa tycoon
DUBAI'S PRIZE ASSETS
The airline, whose chairman also chairs Dubai's supreme
fiscal committee, has $55 billion of plane orders from Boeing
(BA.N) and Airbus EAD.PA. It has been at the forefront of
turning Dubai into an international hub and had been nearing a
potential share sale before the financial crisis hit.
DUBAI ALUMINIUM (DUBAL)
Established in 1979, the aluminium producer has become one
of the world's largest producers and exporters of the metal.
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE (LSE.L)
Borse Dubai took a 21 percent stake in the bourse operator
in November 2007 as a long-term investment, but LSE shares were
among the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100 after Dubai's debt
delay news emerged in November 2009.
The investment arm of Dubai's ruler Dubai International
Capital (DIC) in 2007 bought an undisclosed stake in HSBC,
making it one of the largest investors in Europe's biggest bank.
DEUTSCHE BANK (DBKGn.DE)
DIFC Investments, a unit of the Dubai International
Financial Centre, bought a 2.2 percent stake in the German
lender in 2007 in a deal worth about $1.83 billion.
SONY CORP (6758.T)
DIC, through its Global Strategic Equities Fund (GSEF),
bought a stake in the Japanese electronics and entertainment
firm in 2007 in what it described at the time as a substantial
EUROPEAN AERONAUTIC DEFENCE & SPACE COMPANY (EADS) EAD.PA
GSEF has a 3.12 percent stake in Airbus parent company EADS,
worth more than $500 million at current market price.
DIC also in 2007 bought Alliance Medical for $1.25 billion
with plans to expand one of Europe's largest MRI and CT scan
services provider into the Middle East and Asia.
EMAAR PROPERTIES EMAR.DU
The Arab world's largest property developer by market value
is in the midst of a merger with three other state-linked
developers. Its portfolio includes Burj Dubai, the world's
(Compiled by Dubai bureau, editing by Will Waterman)