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FNM to launch ZSNP sale

The FNM state privatisation agency is to announce a tender today for an almost 74 per cent stake in aluminum smelter ZSNP, giving potential investors until June 12 to indicate interest. ZSNP’s basic capital is Sk5.8 billion ($120 million).

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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