Privatisations

French strikers press on with attempt to derail SNCF reform

French strikers press on with attempt to derail SNCF reform

Published 23/04/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Striking French rail workers disrupted train services for the ninth day this month on Monday, turning a deaf ear to the centrist [more…]

Italian minister calls Vivendi ‘awful’ investor in Telecom Italia

Italian minister calls Vivendi ‘awful’ investor in Telecom Italia

Published 16/04/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi has been an “awful” investor in Telecom Italia (TIM), Italy’s outgoing Industry Minister Carlo Calenda told daily la Repubblica on Monday, [more…]

Embattled Abraaj frees private equity investors from capital…

Embattled Abraaj frees private equity investors from capital…

Published 07/03/2018

FILE PHOTO - Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive of Abraaj Group attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, [more…]

Polish former deputy treasury minister arrested in Ciech probe

Polish former deputy treasury minister arrested in Ciech probe

Published 12/02/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s anti-corruption agency arrested six people, including a former deputy treasury minister, in an investigation into the previous government’s privatization of chemical [more…]

Thai Bev wins near $5 billion Sabeco auction in Vietnam’s biggest priv

Thai Bev wins near $5 billion Sabeco auction in Vietnam’s biggest priv

Published 18/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Sabeco's Saigon beers are display for sale in a market in Hanoi, Vietnam April 17, 2017. Picture taken April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kham/File PhotoHo [more…]

Thai Beverage unit wins auction to buy 54 percent stake in Sabeco

Thai Beverage unit wins auction to buy 54 percent stake in Sabeco

Published 18/12/2017

Bottles of Sabeco's Saigon beer are seen at a restaurant bar in Hanoi, Vietnam December 18, 2017. REUTERS/KhamHO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - A unit [more…]

Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev jailed for eight years over $2 million b

Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev jailed for eight years over $2 million b

Published 15/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev was found guilty of soliciting a $2 million bribe from Rosneft (ROSN.MM) chief executive Igor Sechin [more…]

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]

Sabeco gets strong response at Singapore investors’ roadshow as Vietnam kicks off sale

Sabeco gets strong response at Singapore investors’ roadshow as Vietnam kicks off sale

Published 27/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Cans of beer move along a production line at a factory of Saigon Beer Corporation (Sabeco) in Hanoi, Vietnam June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kham/File [more…]

Exclusive: India likely to stick to deficit target, may step up bank reform – Modi adviser

Exclusive: India likely to stick to deficit target, may step up bank reform – Modi adviser

Published 17/10/2017

India is likely to stick to its fiscal deficit target of 3.2 percent of GDP, and may accelerate sales of government stakes in lenders and other companies as part of an effort to recapitalize banks, an adviser to the prime minister said on Tuesday. [more…]