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Telefonica to sell Atento unit – report

Wednesday 21 March 2012 | 11:48 CET | News
Telefonica has hired Morgan Stanley and HSBC to manage the sale of its call center unit Atento, Europa Press reports, citing unnamed sources within the financial sector. Atento currently operates in 17 countries handling sales calls in Spanish and Portuguese for outside customers as well as running Telefonica call lines.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Atento / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: Spain / World
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