Privatisation

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1.

The transfer of a business or an activity from state ownership and control into ownership by the private sector.

Shares in the privatised business are usually listed on a stock exchange.


2.

A corporate privatisation is a transfer of ownership from public equity markets (the stock exchange) to private equity ownership.


See also