Privatisation of French lottery operator FDJ to begin in November


The hitherto state-run French lottery operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) will begin opening up its capital to private investors as of November 7th, French economy and finance minister Bruno Le Maire has announced, amid expectations that the sales of shares will raise around 1 billion euros.

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The subscription period for the initial public offering of the Française des Jeux (FDJ) lottery operator will take place in November, France’s finance minister said in an interview published on Saturday, reports Reuters.