Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek was ousted as the head of the Positive Slovenia party, raising the probability of early elections amid rising anger over the cost of a bank-rescue plan and cuts to avoid a bailout.
Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek will meet President Borut Pahor tomorrow, raising speculation she will step down after being ousted as party leader and increasing the risk bond yields will soar.
Agrokor d.d., Croatia’s largest company, reached final agreement to buy a majority of Slovenian rival Mercator Poslovni Sistem, in a deal worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.8 billion), the largest takeover in the Balkans.
Slovenian Premier Alenka Bratusek resigned after 15 months in power to allow a snap vote, even after a bank cleanup she oversaw prompted Fitch Ratings to improve the nation’s outlook and helped the economy recover.
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic, whose party won Slovenia’s snap election last month, may fail to form a new government after smaller party said it won’t take part in a coalition, TV Slovenija reported, citing Gregor Virant, the head of the smaller party.