Tag archive for ‘privatization’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

UPS Shows Interest in Israel Postal Company Privatization

The Government Companies Authority plans to privatize the Israel Postal Company which was halted due to Israel’s repeated elections and the delay in forming a government. Now, The Israel Postal plans to sell More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Dell’s A Lean, Mean Product and Marketing Machine

So far, so good since Dell’s privatization over a year ago. The move to take the leading PC maker private created a lot of criticism of founder and CEO Michael Dell, but the move has been a win-win More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Leftist Tsipras’ Defiance Over Debt Sends Greek Markets to Hades

Far left Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, threw down the gauntlet regarding foreign creditors by rejecting  austerity measures; this move caused Greek markets to drop dramatically, as reported More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Russia’s Crackdown on Billionaire Prompts Comparisons to Khodorkovsky Case

Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov said he bore no grudge against the state for putting him under house arrest and seizing his stake in an oil company, moving to ease ties after the asset grab scared More...

Yuval Azulai On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

IMI privatization moving forward

– Market sources estimate that Israel Military Industries is worth $657 million. –   The privatization of Israel Military Industries Ltd. (IMI) is moving forward as planned said Government Companies More...

Yuval Azulai On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

IMI workers: “Don’t let foreigners buy Israel Military Industries”

– IMI Workers Committee Chairman Itzhak Yehuda wants the company sold to a strategic investor.   “Israel Military Industries must not be another Tnuva. We must not get into a situation where More...

Yuval Azulai On Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Israeli government seeks buyer for The Military Industries

– According to estimates, the sale price for the company will be $675-$810 million. –   The government has approached the world’s leading investment banks including UBS, HSBC, Merryl More...

Amiram Barkat On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Gov’t Approves $5.5 Billion Gas, Ports Privatization Plan

The socioeconomic cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today approved a plan by the Government Companies Authority and the Ministry of Finance to issue shares in government companies on More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Nobel Laureate in Economics Prof. Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Austerity Zombies

–  “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory, ” goes the old adage. But too often it is easier to keep the theory and change the facts – or so German Chancellor Angela Merkel and More...

Globes On Thursday, August 21st, 2014

State sues El Al for $16.5 million

– The Finance Ministry alleges that El Al concealed tens of millions of the state’s money. –   The Ministry of Finance yesterday filed a $16.5 million lawsuit against El Al Israel Airlines More...

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