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Liberty Global CEO rules out more JVs with Vodafone

Thursday 19 January 2017 | 15:38 CET | News
Liberty Global's joint venture with Vodafone in the Netherlands is not a blueprint for similar deals elsewhere in Europe, according to Liberty CEO Mike Fries, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Fries said he was "encouraged" but the first results of the merger, which was completed at the end of 2016, but did not see the companies doing that type of "structural transaction" in other markets. Fries said there was a match between the size of the assets and the companies' market positions in the Netherlands that wasn't present in other markets, and there were few other strategic

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Companies: Liberty Global / Vodafone
Countries: Europe
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