Midweek Mergers: November 25

25 November 2015

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com

Deal of the week

  Zayo Group has agreed to acquire Manitoba Telecom ServicesAllstream unit for $348 million (C$465 million). [ read more]

Midweek Mergers

  Two bidders are in the running to buy Bulgarian operator Vivacom. [ read more]
  The $500 million merger between South Africa’s Vodacom and Tata’s Neotel is allegedly being revised following a request for postponement from both companies. [ read more
  South Africa’s Telkom has terminated talks to purchase Cell C, two weeks after it confirmed that it was in acquisition discussions with the company. [ read more
  Megaport has lodged a prospectus with the Australian Securities Commission (ASIC) and has also applied to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). [ read more

International Investments

  Iraqi officials have extended the deadline for companies to apply for participation in bidding for its fourth mobile licence to next month. [ read more]
  RTX Routetrader Exchange has secured £25 million in senior debt funding from PNC Business Credit. [ read more
  Turk Telekom has signed a five-year club loan facility agreement with 14 banks amounting to €420 million and $380 million. [ read more]


Topics: Zayo, Manitoba, Allstream, Vivacom, Vodacom, Tata, Neotel, Cell C, Megaport