Troubles at State Holding ÖIAG

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: December 10, 2011; 19:53 ♦ (Vindobona)

The dividend policy at Telekom Austria is criticized fiercely. Moreover, the new core shareholders at Telekom and OMV cause fears of takeovers.

Troubles at State Holding ÖIAG / Picture: © Österreichische Industrieholding AG (ÖIAG)

For the state holding ÖIAG, the Telekom Austria is the biggest problem at the moment. The Austrian state holds 28% in Telekom Austria through ÖIAG. The large investment made in 2007 in Belarus is seen more and more critically. This week, Telekom Austria had to report high write-offs caused by the hyperinflation. According to market observers, write-offs could amount to €…