What's the real meaning of Hutchison's sale of port stake?

Hong Kong's Hutchison Whampoa sells a 20% interest in its ports unit to Singapore's PSA International.
As Hutchison Whampoa continues to try to make a profit out of its third-generation mobile phone operations, the Hong Kong companyÆs ports unit agreed to sell a 20% stake to the Singapore operator PSA International on Friday, April 21 for $4.4 billion. Is there a connection

PSA runs 19 ports in 11 countries making it the second-largest global port operator just behind Hutchison Port Holdings, which operates 42 ports in 20 countries and controls some of the most premiere locations in the China market. No wonder, then, that the global partnership is being spun as a deal that demonstrates increasing consolidation in the worldwide ports industry. But is that the whole story

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