GIB assets risk being sold off after privatisation

The Green Investment Bank’s (GIB) assets risk being sold off after the state-owned company is privatised. According to reports, Australian bank Macquarie is gearing up to sell some of the bank’s key assets once it secures the £2 billion deal to buy it from the UK government. The majority of these assets are whole ownerships or […]

Prize your business assets? Watch out for the new ISO standard

If you look after the buildings or infrastructure of your business, you’ll be familiar with the term ISO 9001 – but now there’s a new ISO on the block. It’s a new international standard for a company’s assets, be it their equipment, buildings, employees and even data about how the business runs. Officially launched today […]

Rosneft chairman sees danger in selling assets

Rosneft’s new chairman Alexander Nekipelov has warned his government to take a cautious approach over selling important oil assets. According to the privatisation plan for Rosneft, which pumps nearly a quarter of the country’s oil, the state is aiming to lower its stake from 75.16% to 51%. Mr Nekipelov told Reuters: “To make this decision […]