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66 percent of Bratislava and Košice airports to be privatized

AS PART of the privatization of Bratislava and Košice airports, the Slovak Transport, Post and Telecommunication Ministry recommends selling 66 percent of the state share to a strategic investor, the SITA news agency reported.

The ministry's advisor, Austrian-British consortium Meinl Bank AG, SH&E Ltd and DLA Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwalte GmbH recommends selling as much as 80 percent of shares to increase attractiveness.

However, Tomáš Šarluška, the spokesperson and advisor to the transport minister ssaid, "The ministry wants to sell 66 percent because it wants to keep a controlling stake of 34 percent." said .

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

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