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KPN hires JPMorgan to sell Base - report

Thursday 26 April 2012 | 15:25 CET | News
KPN has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to sell its KPN Group Belgium, or Base, Dow Jones reported, citing a person familiar with the situation. BASE has already attracted private equity interest, with Providence Equity Partners and Apax Partners among potential bidders.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / Telenet Group BVBA
Countries: Belgium / Netherlands
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