Fassil Gebretsadik

Ethiopia’s privatization bonanza. Why selling the crown jewels is (mostly) smart, and how to do it

There are sound reasons to seek strategic partner for airline Government must decide if it’s offering investors monopolies Stock market would help value SOEs and divide equity stakes The June announcement by the ruling coalition to partially privatize Ethiopia’s largest state-owned enterprises received some strong opposition from the public. Many objected vehemently to the inclusion of Ethiopian Airlines and the lack of a convincing rationale. However, the need for more… Read More »Ethiopia’s privatization bonanza. Why selling the crown jewels is (mostly) smart, and how to do it