Midweek Mergers: September 11

Midweek Mergers: September 11

Deal of the week


US operator Verizon is to sell $49 billion-worth of bonds in one of the largest debt sales in history. [read more]


Midweek Mergers


Ericsson has finalised its acquisition of Microsoft's business and TV solution, Mediaroom. [read more]


KPN has announced that its CFO, Eric Hageman, has resigned from his post, amid rumours of America Movil's takeover of the Dutch company. [read more


Vodafone is reportedly struggling to secure the minimum amount of shares required to finalise its acquisition of Kabel Deutschland before today's deadline. [read more]


International Investments


EE has reportedly agreed to renew its contract with Virgin Mobile to provide a telecoms network for the company, in a deal that could be worth up to £400 million in revenue. [read more]


UK operator Vodafone will direct a large part of its investment spend into Italy, the company's CEO Vittorio Colao has said. [read more]


Bangladesh's 3G auction has raised a total of $525 million, following the close of the country's long-awaited tender. [read more

Carrier neutral provider Epsilon and Myanmar-based YTP have struck a partnership in the country to deliver local data access services. [read more]

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