Midweek Mergers: August 28

28 August 2013 |


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

 

Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo has announced plans to acquire Austria’s fine trade, an e-commerce trading solution provider. [read more]



 

Midweek Mergers

 

Bharti Airtel may sell its Sri Lankan operations, Bharti Airtel Lanka, to Etisalat. [read more]

 

Telefónica has raised the value of its offer for KPN’s German unit, E-Plus, and secured approval for its bid from KPN shareholder and owner of América Móvil, Carlos Slim. [read more

 

India’s Reliance Communications has confirmed it is in talks regarding the sale of a stake in its undersea cable assets. [read more



 

International Investments

 

Malaysian company Axiata Group is planning an IPO of its tower assets, estimated to be worth up to $500 million. [read more]

 

The Myanmar government has voted to approve the country’s telecoms bill. [read more

 

The South Korean government has announced it will ease regulations on foreign investment in the telecoms sector, in a bid to open up the market to investors. [read more

 

A court In Frankfurt has cleared Deutsche Telekom of overcharging Kabel Deutschland for the use of the German operator’s cable ducts. [read more