02.11.2016 - The sovereign wealth fund behind Kazakhstan's privatisation drive
Kazakhstan’s reorganised sovereign wealth fund is spearheading the privatisation of the country’s major assets. Stefanie Linhardt finds out how the fund is planning to make privatisation pay for the Kazakh economy. Has privatisation become an old story? Not in Kazakhstan, where the process of selling off has started but a large share of assets resides in state hands. In most cases, the country’s recently reorganised sovereign wealth fund, Samruk Kazyna, is running the sales. Samruk Kazyna, which has shifted from being an operationally involved fund to being a strategic investor, has embarked on wide-ranging privatisation of Kazakh businesses..........................................Full Article: Source
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