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Wind CEO 'optimistic' of securing EU approval of merger

Thursday 25 August 2016 | 15:12 CET | News
The CEO of Vimpelcom's Italian unit Wind has announced that he's confident the EU's antitrust authorities will finally approve the operator's proposed merger with CK Hutchison's 3 Italia. "We can't be sure but we're highly optimistic and I believe that in the next few weeks we'll be able to count on... the European Commission's approval," said Maximo Ibarra at the sidelines of an event, according to Il Sole 24 Ore. When asked about the possibility of freeing up assets to help create a fourth network operator, expected to be France's Iliad, Ibarra said: "It's all in progress and the first

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / European Commission / Fastweb / Iliad / Swisscom / Vimpelcom / Wind
Countries: Italy
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