mebos

mebos

(ˈmeɪbɒs)
n
(Cookery) South African a confection made from salted and sugared dried apricots
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MEBOS A Desert canal B Place of pilgrimage C Salted, dried apricots who am I?
Both mebos and nooi come from South African Dutch, where mebos means 'dried and sugared apricots' from Japanese umeboshi 'dried, preserved Japanese apricot' < ume 'Japanese apricot' (coming from Middle Chinese).
MEBOs are used to privatize a publicly traded company.
The two bourses transferred the stock Monday into their respective supervision posts in view of the prospect that the company will be privatized via the planned MEBO.
This corporate governance structure, resulting from mass privatisation and MEBOs did not by itself bring about firm restructuring (Andreff, 2003a).
First, mass privatisation and MEBOs have eventually transferred controlling blocks of shares to incumbent managers.
Georgia was the only country which opted for voucher privatization with concessions to managers and MEBOs as the prevalent privatization methods.
These categories are convenient but not entirely mutually exclusive: MEBOs are a type of sale, while mass privatization involves some combination of the other methods with some type of free distribution of shares or vouchers.
31) The World Bank's recent study on African privatization was able to identify only 22 MEBOs, about one percent of total privatization transactions.
Soon a number of other SADF operations like Super, Mebos and Askari followed (with Askari on a larger scale than its predecessors), placing a strong emphasis on mechanised groups and conventional weapons.
20) MEBOs have been used most often in Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia and Ukraine.