Monthly Archives: August 2017

Brazil Floats Eletrobras Privatization Plan

Yesterday the Brazilian government floated a proposal to privatize Centrais El├ętricas Brasileiras SA (aka Eletrobras), the country’s largest power utility, as it struggles to close a record budget deficit, sending Eletrobras’ shares soaring in after-market trading. The Mining and Energy Ministry communicated the plan to Eletrobras and said publicly that it would bring the proposal […]

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