State sells Slovenská poisťovňa

The government last Friday signed a contract with German insurance giant Allianz on the sale of a 66.79 per cent stake in Slovak insurance market leader Slovenská poisťovňa for almost 145 million euros (Sk6.2 billion).

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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