Numericable preparing EUR 5 billion IPO - report

Thursday 13 June 2013 | 12:17 CET | News
French cable operator and MVNO Numericable has hired Rothschild to advise it on a possible IPO to raise up to EUR 5 billion, people close to the operation told Reuters. Numericable is owned by investment funds Altce, Carlyle and Cinven. None of the companies would comment on the matter. The move follows reports of merger talks between Numericable and SFR. Numericable's owners intend to benefit for the appetite for European cable operator stock, Reuters writes. Liberty Global announced the acquisition of the UK's Virgin Media in February and Vodafone has just confirmed being in talks to

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Companies: Numericable
Countries: France
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