Irish Asset Sale Won’t Be Impacted by Euro Crisis, Howlin Says

Ireland’s sale of 3 billion euros ($3.8 billion) of state assets won’t be affected by the debt crisis in Europe, Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin told the Sunday Independent.

There has been “robust interest” in the assets and there is “plenty of money” available from prospective buyers, Howlin said in an interview.

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