Midweek Mergers: September 17

Midweek Mergers: September 17

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


French operator Orange has reached a deal to acquire fixed-line company Jazztel in a bid to bolster its position in the Spanish market. [read more]

Midweek Mergers


Danish incumbent TDC has agreed to acquire Norwegian cable-TV provider Get AS for 12.5 billion Danish crowns ($2.2 billion). [read more]


Russian telco Vimpelcom and Egypt’s Global Telecom have jointly agreed to sell their stake in Wind Canada to Canadian investment firm, Globalive Capital, for $122.05 million. [read more]


Mexico’s Grupo Salinas has confirmed plans to acquire a 50% stake in the country’s third-largest mobile operator, Iusacell, from its partner, Grupo Televisa. [read more]


Spain’s Jazztel is reportedly considering the acquisition of TeliaSonera’s Spanish arm, Yoigo. [read more]


Liberty Global’s offer period for Dutch cable operator Ziggo has reportedly been extended to November 4. [read more]

International Investments


UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration after its operator partner EE said that it would not renew its network agreement with the firm. [read more]


Greek regulators have received three bids for its mobile frequency sale with the view of upgrading telecoms services. [read more]


Myanmar’s government has forecast approximately $5 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) for the fiscal year that began in April. [read more]


Gift this article