government ownership

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government ownership:

see public ownershippublic ownership,
government ownership of lands, streets, public buildings, utilities, and other business enterprises. The theory that all land and its resources belong ultimately to the people and therefore to the government is very ancient.
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Areas to be assessed in rating privatized telecom debt include the regulatory environment, competition, continued government ownership, and political stability in the host country.
Higher levels of government ownership interest hold the potential to increase the linkage between the company's structured rating and the rating of the sovereign.
Government ownership (and availability of support that this implies) assists the Bank in sourcing wholesale funding from companies, government-related entities and financial institutions and positively influences both the stability and the cost of this funding.
The bulk of the savings -- over $200 million -- will result from GSA's recommendation to Congress that the original authorization of up to $704 million over 27 years for the Atlanta Federal Center be amended "to permit government ownership and financing," said Julia Stasch, GSA deputy administrator.
Valued in excess of $179 million, this contract transfers all aspects of ownership to AWS as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Privatization Initiative, a method by which the DoD can obtain safe, technologically current, and environmentally sound utility systems at a relatively lower cost than they would under continued government ownership.
Examine to what extent has the program strengthened government ownership and demonstrated sustainability.
NBY's Support rating was maintained at '3', reflecting full government ownership combined with moderate capacity of the government to support the banking sector.
The free-float indicates that the indices remove cross-holdings, government ownership, foreign investment restrictions and strategic holders from the market capitalization weight.
law, it would acknowledge that Citibank and other private banks -- banks without any government ownership -- should be the benchmark for measuring the true commercial nature of the overall restructuring.
The bank's support rating indicates a strong likelihood that sufficient financial assistance would be forthcoming from the government should it be needed and reflects the bank's full government ownership and role as the official export development bank.
WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The chairmen and chief executive officers of the Lockheed (NYSE: LK) and Martin Marietta (NYSE: ML) corporations today urged Congress to adopt a policy prohibiting foreign government ownership of U.
The ratings reflect the moderate size, majority government ownership and above-average financial profile of Andhra Bank (AB), which is amongst the 20 largest banks in India in terms of assets and has about 1.

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