Midweek Mergers: March 5

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Deal of the week


France's third-largest mobile operator Bouygues is reportedly formulating an offer to buy Vivendi's mobile arm SFR. [read more]


Midweek Mergers


South Korea’s second-largest mobile operator, KT, has decided against bidding for a stake in Tunisie Telecom, according to reports. [read more]


Kenya’s leading operator Safaricom and Bharti Airtel’s subsidiary in the country have reportedly made a joint bid to acquire Essar Communications-owned Yu, industry regulators have reported. [read more]


Vodafone Greece and rival Greek operator Wind Hellas have reportedly signed an agreement to create a joint venture in the country. [read more]


International Investments


Kuwaiti operator Zain has finalised an $800 million five-year loan facility from 11 banks, the company announced. [read more]


Tele2 is considering options for the future of its Norway operations after the carrier lost out on mobile spectrum necessary to run its network in an auction held in December last year. [read more]


Telekom Slovenia is looking to grow its presence in Bosnia through a number of strategic acquisitions. [read more]