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...
Company Trend Analysis - Execution The Question Mark In Softbank-ARM Deal - 25 JULY 2016
Corporate Financing week July 2016 / China / Companies
Softbank's acquisition of ARM is geared towards taking advantage of opportunities in the IoT market. Softbank can provide the investments and funding required for ARM to expand beyond smartphones...
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 - 3/Wind To Have Same Outcome As 3/O2 - 23 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Italy / Companies
We retain our view that the EC will make the same decision concerning the merger between 3 and Wind in Italy as it has done with 3/O2 in the UK. There are many similarities between the two deals...
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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Industry Trend Analysis - Hybrid Broadband Key To Vodafone's Greek Strategy - 07 DEC 2015
Corporate Financing week December 2015 / Greece / Companies
Vodafone's hybrid 4G-VDSL service will enable the operator to enhance the value of its growing wireline broadband business in Greece. The solution would also accelerate the development of the...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Greek Consolidation Consistent With Vodafone's European Strategy - 14 APR 2014
Corporate Financing week April 2014 / Greece / Finance
Diminishing organic growth opportunities in the Greek mobile market are prompting operators to look to converged services in order to extract more value from customers. As such, CFW's long-held...
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...