Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Orange reportedly in talks to buy Bouygues Telecom

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 08 December 15

Sources say telcos could merge their operations, with Bouygues holding a minority stake, but such a move would bring with it a host of competition issues.

Orange is holding preliminary talks that could see it acquire domestic rival Bouygues Telecom, it emerged late on Monday. The French operator is considering such a deal as one of a number of options open to it, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the situation. One possible outcome could see construction group Bouygues retain a minority stake in a combined telecoms and media entity…

Orange is holding preliminary talks that could see it acquire domestic rival Bouygues Telecom, it emerged late on Monday. The French operator is considering such a deal as one of a number of options open to it, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the situation. One possible outcome could see construction group Bouygues retain a minority stake in a combined telecoms and media entity…

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