As expected, a wave of M&A activity among European telecoms has begun. Last week, UK’s Vodafone bought Spain’s Ono for $10 billion. Vodafone most recently sold a 45% stake to Verizon Wireless valued at $130 billion. When Vodafone purchased Kabel Deutschland for $7.7 billion euros last July, Capstone predicted an increase in M&A activity in […]

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Vodafone’s cash buyout of Kabel Deutschland for 7.7 billion Euros has the European telecom M&A scene heating up. AT&T, for one, is rumored to be eyeing Europe for suitable acquisitions ─ perhaps even Telefonica, Spain’s leading multinational. In the past, such deals would have been considered one-off acquisitions reserved for large corporations with the power […]

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