Midweek Mergers: July 15

Midweek Mergers: July 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


Digital Realty is to acquire Telx Group in a deal valued at approximately $1.89 billion. [read more


Midweek Mergers


The Macedonian Commission for Protection of Competition has approved the merger of Telekom Austria Group’s Macedonian subsidiary Vip Operator, with Telekom Slovenije’s subsidiary ONE. [read more


Taiwan’s Far EasTone and Morgan Stanley’s private equity unit are reportedly set to buy Taiwanese cable TV operator China Network Systems (CNS) for $2.3 billion. [read more


South Africa’s Public Investment Fund (PIC) is to sell a part of its recently acquired stake in Vodacom. [read more


International Investments


Millicom Ghana (Tigo) is to invest $24 million in the expansion of its 3G network in the country. [read more


Ofcom said it will use the results from the recent German spectrum auction in calculating the annual licence fees for UK operators. [read more


The French government has begun the sale of 4G mobile spectrum with plans to raise as much as €2.5 billion. [read more