Too small, Austrian firm told

The Austrian firm EVN has sent a letter of complaint to Privatisation Minister Mária Machová alleging that it was ruled out of a tender for Slovak energy distributor ZSE because it was “too small”, even though it claims to have offered 21 million euros more for a 49 per cent stake in the firm than the German E.ON. The latter has been recommended to the government by the tender commission as the winner.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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