Privatisations

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Published 08/10/2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right Congressman and former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won nearly half the votes in Brazil’s first-round presidential election on Sunday, as voters’ [more…]

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Published 01/10/2018

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia’s president called on Monday for a change to the constitution to allow the government to expropriate land and re-distribute it to [more…]

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…]