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PB Annual Report 2015-2016

 

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The report details major privatization deals executed during 2015 and 2016 and surveys trends shaping the privatization landscape worldwide, documenting several important facts, including the following: (1) Governments raised a record $319.9 billion (€289.5 billion) through privatization sales worldwide during 2015, substantially more than the $218.8 billion (€166.5 billion) total for 2014 and easily exceeding the previous record of $265.2 billion (€184.3 billion) set in 2009; (2) The global value of privatizations during 2016, $266.4 billion (€241.4 billion) is the second highest on record; (3) Share issue privatizations (SIPs) accounted for over 95% of the total number of privatizations during 2015, and 87% of the total value while auctions, targeted stake sales, convertible bond offerings, and asset sales accounted for the rest.



 
 
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