Midweek Mergers: December 17

17 December 2014 |


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
BT has entered into exclusive talks to buy EE, Britain’s largest mobile network group, for £12.5 billion. [read more]

Midweek Mergers
Australia’s Telstra has confirmed it is in talks to acquire subsea cable operator Pacnet, in a deal with an estimated price tag of $1 billion. [read more

India’s Bharti Airtel, via its subsidiary Bharti Airtel International, has sold more than 1,100 telecoms towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding. [read more]

Telecom Italia has confirmed its interest in infrastructure fund F21’s stake in fibre-optic network provider Metroweb. [read more]

Portugal Telecom has called a general shareholder meeting for January 12 2015, to vote on Altice’s planned acquisition of the company from Brazilian operator Oi. [read more]

International Investments
The German Supreme Court (BHG) has accused Deutsche Telekom of inadequately informing potential investors buying shares in its 2000 IPO. [read more]