Midweek Mergers: June 18

18 June 2014 | Kavit Majithia


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Deal of the week

Level 3 Communications has announced a deal to acquire tw telecom for approximately $5.6 billion. [read more]

Midweek Mergers

German anti-trust regulators have raised further concerns over Telefónica’s planned acquisition of KPN-owned E-Plus, as the deal moves closer to completion. [read more]

T-Mobile US is reportedly looking at alternative options for acquiring spectrum if its proposed merger with Sprint falls through.[read more]

Limelight Networks has rejected a takeover bid of approximately $644 million from Silicon Valley private equity firm Tuition Build. [read more]

Vodafone has announced a deal to acquire Italian electronics services provider Cobra Automotive Technologies for €145 million. [read more]

American Tower Corporation (AMT) is reportedly set to acquire Brazilian telecoms infrastructure operator BR Towers for nearly $1 billion. [read more]

International Investments

Japanese operator SoftBank is targeting operating profits of approximately ¥100 billion ($980 million) from its US business this fiscal year. [read more]

Reliance Industries has said it will begin rolling out 4G telecoms services in India by 2015 and invest $11.7 billion in its telecoms business. [read more]

Nordic telecoms group Telenor has filed to take full ownership of its Indian mobile services unit Uninor by investing $131.03 million. [read more]

Vietnamese regulators are set to approve the privatisation of the country’s second-biggest operator, MobiFone, by the end of the year. [read more]