3 Austria preparing takeover bid for Orange Austria - report

Thursday 20 October 2011 | 16:05 CET | News
3 Austria is understood to be preparing a takeover bid for larger rival Orange Austria, reports Austrian news portal 'news.at'. Industry experts value Orange Austria at between EUR 750 million and EUR 1.1 billion. Investment bank Merrill Lynch is believed to be currently conducting due diligence with a binding offer set to be made in around eight weeks, according to information obtained by 'news.at'. At this point, EU and Austrian regulators will have to be notified, with experts expecting any regulatory approval process to take at least six months. The takeover could have wider implications

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Austria / France Telecom / Orange Austria
Countries: Austria
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