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Orange and Vodafone held failed merger talks in 2020 – report

Tuesday 7 December 2021 | 10:29 CET | News
Orange and Vodafone discussed a possible merger on an equal footing in the second half of 2020, unnamed sources told BFM TV. The talks reportedly failed due to governance issues, as no agreement could be reached on where the merged entity should be headquartered. In particular, the role of the French state as an Orange shareholder would have played a part in the unsuccessful talks, as Vodafone's proposal for a London-based group was deemed unacceptable.  

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Companies: Orange / Vodafone
Countries: World
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