Friday, 18 August 2017

Vodafone, Liberty Global tie-up would be a tricky deal

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 21 May 15

Consolidation rumours are rekindled as John Malone talks up synergies between two companies' operations in U.K., Netherlands and Germany.

Talk of a tie-up between Vodafone and Liberty Global resurfaced this week after comments made by the cable group's chairman in a media interview. However, a combination of the two multinational businesses would not be easy to accomplish. Vodafone, with its mobile strength in certain key European markets, would be a "great fit" for Liberty Global, John Malone said in an interview published by Bloomberg on Wednesday…

Talk of a tie-up between Vodafone and Liberty Global resurfaced this week after comments made by the cable group's chairman in a media interview. However, a combination of the two multinational businesses would not be easy to accomplish. Vodafone, with its mobile strength in certain key European markets, would be a "great fit" for Liberty Global, John Malone said in an interview published by Bloomberg on Wednesday…

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