SYDNEY, June 12 Leighton Holdings Ltd,
Australia's largest construction firm, said on Thursday it is
considering selling its services, property and transport
infrastructure businesses in a restructure led by its new
Spanish owner ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA
ACS has a controlling stake in German rival Hochtief AG
, which has been building up its majority ownership of
Leighton in order to push through a widespread, although
previously unspecified, restructuring plan.
"We are analysing options for our Services, Property and
(transport infrastructure specialist) John Holland businesses
including the potential divestment or introduction of new
partners to these businesses," Leighton Executive Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer Marcelino Fernandez Verdes said in a
statement on Thursday.
(Reporting By Byron Kaye; Editing by Stephen Coates)