The Government is expected to today and tomorrow sift through its holdings in an attempt to identify assets it could liquidate as part of its efforts to close the gaping budget deficit. Although it has notable shareholdings and several other assets, the deliberations may prove complicated due to an apparent lack of assets that could genuinely tempt investors. At best, the options at its disposal are likely to prove only moderately interesting.
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Government assets unlikely to woo investors
By dumping the assets, the Government might be able to scrape together a few hundred million euros – hardly enough to notably alleviate the mounting pressure for “adjustment measures”.