0
General

Telefonica still open to selling Telxius, O2 UK stakes

Thursday 17 November 2016 | 10:07 CET | News
Telefonica's decision to cut its proposed full-year dividend has served to strengthen its position with investors as it continues preparing a float of its O2 UK business, according to the company's chief strategy and finance officer Angel Vila. The operator has also continued to receive expressions of interest in its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius even though it had to abandon a scheduled IPO due to the unfavourable market situation. "Maybe there are some possibilities. Now we have adjusted the dividend, we only do transactions that create value," said Vila at an event in Barcelona,

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: O2 UK / Telefonica / Telxius / Viacom
Countries: Spain / World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Telefonica delays IPO of O2 UK until after Brexit - report

Published 22 Oct 2018 17:07 CET | United Kingdom
Telefonica has decided to delay plans for a stock market flotation of subsidiary O2 UK until after Brexit amid market uncertainty ...

Telefonica considering O2 IPO in Q4 - report

Published 25 Apr 2017 09:10 CET | Spain
Telefonica may proceed with an IPO of its O2 UK business before the end of the year as it seeks to reduce a debt level that ...

O2 IPO by summer depends on auction details - report

Published 24 Feb 2017 08:34 CET | United Kingdom
O2 UK may go ahead with an IPO before this summer if rules for the next spectrum auction prove favourable, the Daily Telegraph ...

Telefonica sells up to 40% of Telxius to KKR for EUR 1.3 bln

Published 21 Feb 2017 09:40 CET | Spain
Telefonica has confirmed the sale of up to 40 percent of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius to private equity firm KKR for EUR ...

Telefonica confirms several offers for Telxius

Published 13 Feb 2017 10:38 CET | Spain
Telefonica has received several offers to acquire a stake in its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius, according to a short ...

Telefonica in talks to sell 49% stake in Telxius - report

Published 10 Feb 2017 09:50 CET | Spain
Telefonica is in advanced talks with a number of private equity firms, including KKR, CVC and Ardian, plus sovereign fund GIC, to ...

Telefonica freezes O2 stake sale until H2 2017 - report

Published 02 Feb 2017 12:42 CET | United Kingdom
Uncertainty over the UK's exit from the European Union and the weak UK currency mean Telefonica has halted plans to sell a ...

Viacom confirms USD 345 mln buy of Telefonica's Telefe

Published 16 Nov 2016 08:33 CET | Argentina
Viacom has announced the acquisition of Argentinian free-to-air channel Telefe (Television Federal) from Telefonica for USD 345 ...

Telefonica to increase capital up to 4% to pay dividend

Published 11 Nov 2016 15:22 CET | Spain
Telefonica has announced the details of the scrip dividend programme approved by its shareholders in May, stating that it will ...

Telefonica's rating downgraded by Moody's due to high debt

Published 08 Nov 2016 08:53 CET | Spain
International ratings agency Moody's has changed the outlook on Telefonica's long-term senior unsecured ratings ratings and its ...

Telefonica to sell Argentina's Telefe to Viacom - report

Published 04 Nov 2016 09:05 CET | Argentina
Telefonica has reached an agreement to sell its Argentinian free-to-air channel Telefe (Television Federal) to US media giant ...

Telefonica delays O2 UK IPO amid currency uncertainty

Published 27 Oct 2016 12:46 CET | United Kingdom
Telefonica will wait until 2017 before deciding whether to go ahead with an IPO of its British mobile business, according to Mark ...

Telefonica cuts dividend as last resort to lowering debt

Published 27 Oct 2016 08:10 CET | Europe
Telefonica has cut its proposed full-year dividend as the operator looks to hold on to cash flow for investments and debt ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

22 Jul NOS Q2 2019
22 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
23 Jul Megacable Q2 2019
23 Jul Calix Q2 2019
23 Jul Iridium Q2 2019
23 Jul Snap Q2 2019
23 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2019
23 Jul Vodafone AGM
24 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2019
24 Jul Netgear Q2 2019
24 Jul Telekom Slovenije Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2019
24 Jul AT&T Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2019
24 Jul F5 Networks fiscal Q3
24 Jul Altigen Communications fiscal Q3
24 Jul Facebook Q2 2019
24 Jul Line Q2 2019
24 Jul KPN Q2 2019
24 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2019
24 Jul Technicolor H1 results
25 Jul Comcast Q2 2019
25 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2019
25 Jul Orange Q2 2019
25 Jul Alphabet Q2 2019
25 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2019
25 Jul Maxlinear Q2 2019
25 Jul Telefonica Q2 2019
25 Jul Amazon Q2 2019
25 Jul Smith Micro Q2 2019
::: More Calendar Items