C&W joins race for Orange Dominicana acquisition - report

Thursday 31 October 2013 | 20:11 CET | News
Cable & Wireless Communications and Digicel plan to bid for Orange's Dominican Republic unit, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing an unnamed person familiar with the matter. According to the same source, Orange has set a mid-November deadline for bids. Back in September, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter, that Digicel was one of five bidders interested in Orange Dominicana. The sale is expected to generate more than EUR 1 billion for C&W.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cable & Wireless Communications / Digicel / Orange Dominicana
Countries: Dominican Republic
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