Company Trend Analysis - CYTA Sale The Catalyst For Consolidation End-Game - 21 NOV 2016
Corporate Financing week November 2016 / Greece / Companies
The sale of CYTA will provide the catalyst needed to complete the process of consolidation in the fragmented Greek wireline market. We expect Vodafone to prevail, positioning itself as the most...
Company Trend Analysis - DISH TV-Videocon D2h A Defensive Move At Best - 21 NOV 2016
Corporate Financing week November 2016 / India / Companies
The merger of DISH TV and Videocon D2h is a defensive move, designed to buy the satellite TV operators scale and time to fend off competition from the growing digital cable TV market. The pre-empti...
Company Trend Analysis - Earthlink Buys Windstream Time, Scale In New Consolidation Race - 21 NOV 2016
Corporate Financing week November 2016 / United States / Companies
Windstream sees an opportunity to expand its increasingly lucrative enterprise business in buying Earthlink. The latter's focus on rural areas where broadband connectivity - in any form - is rare...
Industry Trend Analysis - Singtel To Deepen Presence In Growth Markets - 29 AUG 2016
Corporate Financing week August 2016 / Singapore / Companies
Singtel has moved to consolidate its holdings in its Indian and Thai subsidiaries by raising its stakes in Bharti Airtel from 32.9% to 36.2% and AIS from 23.3% to 31.8%. While this does not constit...
Company Trend Analysis - Prabu Money To Augment Telenor's Asia MFS Competencies - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Malaysia / Companies
The acquisition of Prabhu Money Transfer fits with Telenor's strategy of buying licensed financial services institutions in key regional markets. Regulatory and consumer code compliance competencie...
Industry Trend Analysis - Starman Buyout Raises Regional Expansion Prospects - 28 MAR 2016
Corporate Financing week March 2016 / Estonia / Companies
Our positive view of consolidation in the Baltic region's fragmented telecoms sector continues to play out, as Providence Equity follows its purchase of the Bit? Group with the acquisition of...
Industry Trend Analysis - Polkomtel-Midas Deal A Test Of Regulator's Mettle - 14 MAR 2016
Corporate Financing week March 2016 / Poland / Companies
The acquisition of the Midas Group by Polkomtel creates a stronger retail converged service provider capable of delivering low-cost multi-play services across Poland. However, the regulator should...
Industry Trend Analysis - Axiata To Open Diversification Opportunities For Ncell - 07 MAR 2016
Corporate Financing week March 2016 / Nepal / Companies
Ncell will be a valuable addition to the Axiata group, consolidating its presence in South and Southeast Asia, where the group will replicate its emerging market strategy of incentivising 3G adoption through price competition and a range of value-added services (VAS).
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Corporate Financing Analysis - Sonda's CTIS Acquisition Reflects Bullish IT Market Outlook - 31 MAR 2014
Corporate Financing week March 2014 / Brazil / Finance
Over the last three years, Chile-based Sonda has expanded aggressively across Latin America in pursuit of growth opportunities in the region's emerging and rapidly-growing IT services market. Its...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Cable Purchases Bolster Digicel's Business Outlook - 20 JAN 2014
Corporate Financing week January 2014 / Caribbean / Finance
Digicel, the Caribbean-focused mobile and broadband services provider, has agreed to acquire a diverse selection of submarine cable assets from Global Caribbean Fibre. The value of the deal is yet...