Eircom sounds out private equity for sale - report

Friday 11 July 2014 | 13:22 CET | News
Eircom's advisers have approached some of Europe's largest private-equity firms about their potential interest in buying the Irish operator, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. Apax Partners, CVC Capital Partners and KKR are among the buyout firms that have been approached to form a consortium for the Dublin-based firm, which has changed ownership six times since 1999, according to three people. Eircom is also considering a return to the stock market, which would help reduce its debt, but hasn't made any decision yet on its options, two sources told Bloomberg. The discussions

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: General
Companies: Eircom
Countries: Ireland
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Eircom decides against IPO

Published 22 Sep 2014 09:10 CET | Ireland
Irish operator Eircom announced that it has concluded a strategic review begun in April and decided to not proceed with an IPO at ...

Eircom prepares for IPO this year - report

Published 09 Sep 2014 09:31 CET | Ireland
Eircom is working on plans for a flotation as early as next month that would value the business at close to EUR 3 billion. The ...

Eircom gets debtholders approval for restructuring

Published 25 Aug 2014 10:23 CET | Ireland
Eircom announced it has received the consent of a majority of its senior debtholders for a corporate restructuring. The proposed ...

Eircom consults on corporate reorganisation plans

Published 07 Aug 2014 10:47 CET | Ireland
Eircom has launched a consent process with shareholders, bondholders and lenders relating to a potential corporate reorganisation ...

Eircom offers bundles packages for EUR 24 a month

Published 06 Aug 2014 15:27 CET | Ireland
Irish operator Eircom has announced that customers signing up for any bundle of broadband, mobile, home phone and eVision TV will ...

Eircom on track to pass 1 mln premises w/ fibre this summer

Published 25 Jul 2014 10:58 CET | Ireland
Eircom is on track to pass 1 million homes and businesses with fibre services this summer, Network division head John Shine told ...

Eircom, ComReg reach settlement over USO obligations

Published 21 Jul 2014 18:22 CET | Ireland
Eircom and Irish communications regulator ComReg have agreed an out-of-court settlement to resolve issues relating to customers ...

Eircom appoints advisors for possible IPO

Published 29 Apr 2014 10:39 CET | Ireland
Irish operator Eircom has appointed Goldman Sachs International and Morgan Stanley International to explore strategic options for ...

Eircom mulls listing on public market

Published 14 Apr 2014 11:31 CET | Ireland
Eircom is considering a possible listing on a public market, as part of a line of options to strengthen its financial position. ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Oct Arm DevSummit
20 Oct Verizon Q3 2021
20 Oct Crown Castle Q3
20 Oct Elisa Q3 results
20 Oct Bango strategy day
20 Oct Samsung Unpacked Part 2
21 Oct Digi Q3 2021
21 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2021
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Snap Q3
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
25 Oct Facebook Q3
25 Oct Dtac Q3 2021
25 Oct Calix Q3 2021
26 Oct Siminn Q3 2021
26 Oct F5 Networks fiscal Q4
26 Oct SK hynix Q3
26 Oct Orange group Q3 2021
26 Oct MediaTek Q3
26 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
26 Oct Twitter Q3 2021
26 Oct KPN Q3 2021
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2021
26 Oct Digital Realty Q3
26 Oct Cabsat
26 Oct FCC meeting
::: More Calendar Items