Privatisations

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…]

Saudi Aramco asks FTI Consulting to halt IPO investor relations work: sources

Saudi Aramco asks FTI Consulting to halt IPO investor relations work: sources

Published 17/10/2017

State-owned Saudi Aramco has asked FTI Consulting (FCN.N) to suspend its investor relations advisory work related to the oil company's planned initial public offering, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. [more…]

French government welcomes Airbus` deal on Bombardier CSeries stake

French government welcomes Airbus` deal on Bombardier CSeries stake

Published 17/10/2017

The French government, which owns an 11 percent stake in Airbus, welcomes the airplane maker's deal for a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries jet program, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday. [more…]

Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch $100 million at auction

Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch $100 million at auction

Published 10/10/2017

The last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting and one of fewer than 20 by the Renaissance artist known to still exist is hitting the auction block, Christie's announced on Tuesday. [more…]