For the 80 per cent of shareholders not putting their cash at risk, the buyout is great news.
Talks concerning the take-over buyout were reported as early in the year as February.
She is not certain she wants to float the company, but hints at a possible buyout or merger in the future.
Industry analysts said buyouts should restart as market conditions improved.
Privatization broke up the state winery system first through ill-fated management/worker buyouts and then through state auctions of the assets.
Such predictable cash flow is ideal for making regular payments on loans, which private equity firms typically use to finance part of their buyouts .
Analysts figure there will be more such small, strategic buyouts this year as companies flesh out their portfolios.
The aim is to increase the share of cash privatization, curtail the privileges of management-employee buyouts and sell-offs for compensatory vouchers.
My proposal for dollarization, combined with my endorsement of foreign buyouts of banks, led to the Yankee-imperialism charge.
The share buyouts are subject to lock-up and earn-out clauses that mean shares cannot be cashed in for a fixed period.