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Iliad's Niel eyes acquisitions - report

Wednesday 30 October 2013 | 09:10 CET | News
Xavier Niel, the founder of French mobile and broadband provider Iliad (Free), is looking at acquisition opportunities in the region, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Among targets he's recently examined for Iliad to join forces with, or to take a stake in himself: SFR and Bouygues Telecom, France's second- and third-biggest mobile carriers, and Mobistar, the Belgian operator controlled by Orange, the report said. The interest in SFR, which is being spun off by Vivendi, was rebuffed by French regulators, while Bouygues Telecom's owner isn't interested in selling for now, two of

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Categories: General
Companies: Bouygues Telecom / Iliad / KPN / Mobistar / Orange / Salt Mobile / SFR / Vivendi
Countries: Belgium / France
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