Mitterlehner Suggests Dissolving ÖIAG

Politics ♦ Published: June 16, 2012; 12:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Minister of Economics Reinhold Mitterlehner intends to privatizie the remaining stake in Telekom Austria. This could mean the end of the Austrian industrial holding.

Mitterlehner Suggests Dissolving ÖIAG / Picture: © Parlamentsdirektion / Simonis

After the entry of the Mexican investor Carlos Slim at Telekom Austria and the resignation of ÖIAG´s chairman Markus Beyrer, Reinhold Mitterlehner again promoted he sale of the publicly held 28.4% stake. Besides the shareholding in Telekom Austria, ÖIAG only manages the interest in OMV (31.5%) and Austrian Post (51%). Mitterlehner: „It is questionable wheter ÖIAG is really…