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Midweek Mergers: April 15

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

 

 

Nokia has agreed to acquire Alcatel-Lucent in an all-stock deal valued at €15.6 billion. [read more

 

MIDWEEK MERGERS

 

 

Singapore’s Singtel is to acquire US-based cyber-security firm Trustwave for $810 million. [read more

 

 

Vietnam’s Viettel is to acquire the complete assets of Beeline Cambodia; the first time that a Vietnamese firm has acquired an active overseas telecoms operator. [read more

 

 

Software-defined interconnection company IIX has acquired global network solutions provider IX Reach. [read more]

 

 

Network optimisation and service assurance firm InfoVista has acquired French network performance company Ipanema Technologies for an undisclosed sum. [read more]

 

 

Infinera has made an offer for metro packet-optical networking solutions provider Transmode. [read more

 

 

Vivendi has entered into exclusive talks to acquire 80% of Orange’s Dailymotion for €217 million. [read more

 

 

MTN is in talks to acquire Visafone Communications in a bid to expand in Nigeria. [read more

 

 

The European Commission will investigate whether a proposed merger between Telenor and TeliaSonera in Denmark could raise consumers’ bills and impede competition. [read more


































 

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS




 

 

South Africa’s Cell C is set to invest R8 billion (approximately $670 million) in the deployment of its LTE network over the next three years. [read more

 

 

Slovenia is expected to receive two binding bids – both below market value – for Telekom Slovenije. [read more

 

 

Indonesia’s Telkomsel has set a target of owning 50% share of the country’s LTE market this year. [read more

 

 

Slovak Telekom is set to list on the Bratislava and London stock exchanges in a sale that could raise as much as €1 billion. [read more




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