Midweek Mergers: September 18

18 September 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


 

Vodafone’s €7.7 billion proposal to acquire Kabel Deutschland has won approval, after it passed the crucial 75% shareholder support mark. [read more]

 

Midweek Mergers


 

South Korean operator KT is said to be in the early stages of discussions to acquire a 35% stake in state-owned Tunisie Telecom. [read more]

 

The Omani government is planning to sell a 19% stake in the country’s largest fixed-line operator, Omantel. [read more

 

KPN has told reporters that it is discussing América Movil’s €7.2 billion takeover offer and a deal could be close. [read more]

 

Shareholders in the consortium that controls Telecom Italia have reportedly rejected a $1 billion offer from Telefónica to purchase part of their shares earlier this month. [read more]

SingTel and Optus Business announced a A$530 million (US$493 million) contract with the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), to provide telecommunications and managed services for another five years. [read more]

 

International Investments


 

Dutch operator KPN has reached an agreement to book a tax loss of €3.7 billion with tax authorities in the country. [read more]

 

Chinese vendor Huawei expects to rake in over $2 billion in revenue this year from the sale of 4G infrastructure equipment. [read more]

 

Libya is to launch a tender for the country’s first private mobile licence in 2014. [read more