A Policy Makerís Guide to Privatisation
A Policy Makerís Guide to Privatisation
March 2019

Policy makers and experts agree that it is important to get privatisation right. Concretely, this means ensuing that privatisation decisions and processes are backed by sound rationales, and underpinned by strong institutional and regulatory arrangements, good governance and integrity. This Guide accompanies policy makers in the privatisation process. It sets down measures to be taken leading up to, during and after privatisation. A special section describes how to prevent corruption each step of the way.

Key information
The guiding principles and rationales underlying a transaction should be clear and communicated to the public in advance
Privatisations are complex; they require transparent and credible institutional frameworks that appropriately involve stakeholders
Appropriate competition and market regulation should be in place prior to the privatisation