Midweek Mergers: December 21 - January 6

06 January 2016 |

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

 Nokia has gained control of Alcatel-Lucent following its planned €15.6 billion acquisition of the company. [read more]

Midweek Mergers

 Orange has reportedly signed a confidentiality agreement with Bouygues with the aim to acquire its telecoms arm. [read more]

 TeliaSonera has agreed to sell its 60.4% stake in Nepalese operator Ncell to Malaysian mobile player Axiata for $1.03 billion. [read more]

 India’s Reliance Communications has entered into non-binding but exclusive talks with Aircel over a potential merger. [read more]

 European telco Altice has completed its acquisition of Suddenlink, first announced in May 2015. [read more]

International Investments

 MTN is appealing against the Nigerian regulator’s $3.9 billion fine on the company, but a Nigerian lawyer is challenging MTN’s right to contest the judgment. [read more]
 True Move and Jasmine International have emerged as winners in Thailand’s 900MHz spectrum auction in Thailand. [read more]