French government begins privatisation of FDJ

No bidders confirmed, but government aims to sell off share by 2020

State-owned lottery operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) will be privatised during the remaining months of 2019, the French finance minister has confirmed. In a speech at a conference hosted by French entrepreneur’s association MEDEF, Bruno Le Maire confirmed the process to transfer ownership from state into public hands had already begun. “We have started on…

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