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COMPLEX DELIVERY: The sale of Medibank Private offers the federal government a good opportunity, and a challenge to maximise the sale’s potential. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Asset sales more than a cash cow

The impending float of Medibank Private offers the federal government an opportunity to lead the way in privatising a major business.Typically, privatisations are handled in a way of maximising the price for the government, often misunderstanding that cash in the coffers of Treasury is only one of the benefits of cutting an agency loose from the public sphere.

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Total Shareholder Return as at 30/06/16

1 year TSR5 year TSR
350thLendlease17%20%
481stWestpac-2%13%
490thTelstra-4%21%
514thQantas-9%19%
709 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Revenue

6th-Telstra$26,607.0m
7th↑Westpac$21,642.0m
9th-Qantas$16,200.0m
10th-Lendlease$15,350.3m
77 listed non wa companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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