Midweek Mergers: September 23

23 September 2015 |

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

 Altice has agreed to purchase US cable TV provider Cablevision in a deal valued at $17.7 billion. [read more

Midweek Mergers

 Alcatel-Lucent has acquired Mformation, an IoT security and device management solution provider for mobile operators, service providers and enterprises. [read more
 Altice has agreed to sell two Portuguese cable operators to private equity fund Apax France for an undisclosed price. [read more
 Liberty Global has submitted concessions to the European Commission in a bid to gain approval for its €1.33 billion acquisition of KPN's Belgian unit Base. [read more
 Hutchison Holdings is considering listing O2, following its acquisition of the UK operator in March 2015. [read more

International Investments

 Nordic operator TeliaSonera plans to exit its Eurasian operations and focus instead on growing its business in Sweden and Europe. [read more
 The Bahamas Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) has postponed its mobile spectrum auction. [read more] 
 Digicel is expected to set a price range for its initial public offering (IPO). [read more
 Norway’s telecoms regulator will impose stricter regulation on market leader Telenor over prices it is charging other operators to use its mobile network. [read more