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Telekom Austria, private equity funds eye Serbia's SBB

Monday 19 August 2013 | 09:18 CET | News
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Telekom Austria is back in the race to purchase Serbian cable operator Serbia Broadband (SBB), together with private equity funds, for up to EUR 1 billion, sources close to the matter told Bloomberg. The other bidders included private equity groups Providence Equity Partners and Cinven Advisers, as well as Altice Finco. SBB, which also has a unit operating in Slovenia, is owned by London-based private-equity firm Mid Europa Partners. The cable operator could be sold for as much as 10 times its estimated EBITDA. Telekom Austria would have to sell new shares to fund the purchase, according to

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Companies: A1 Telekom Austria / Altice Europe / SBB
Countries: Serbia
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