Search Results for: Xavier Niel

By News Brief On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

French tycoon Xavier Niel buys stake in Guinea bauxite miner

French telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel’s private investment vehicle NJJ Capital has acquired a minority stake in Alliance Miniere Responsable (AMR), which is exploring for bauxite in Guinea,  More...

By Niva Goldberg On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Xavier Niel buys Telecom Italia options

  French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel, the founder of the mobile operator Iliad, has increased his holding in Telecom Italia to 15.143 per cent voting stake, Reuter reports. The stake is held through More...

By Ilan Shavit On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Xavier Niel Agrees to Buy Orange Switzerland in $2.8 Billion Deal

–   French telecom tycoon Xavier Niel‘s personal holding company NJJ Capital has agreed to buy Orange Switzerland from Apax Partners in a deal worth €2.3 billion ($2.8 billion),  Apax said More...

By Tibi Singer On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Xavier Niel Wants to Take Over T-Mobile and Slay AT&T and Verizon

  Xavier Niel, one of France’s richest men, has made a $15 billion cash bid for control of T-Mobile US. According to Bloomberg News, last month Niel’s telecom service provider Iliad S.A. offered More...

By Albert Hecht On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Xavier Niel and Jeremie Berrebi Launch Kima15 – The Fastest Investment Fund For Start-Ups

– Kima 15 will be  an even faster reacting offshoot of Niel and Berrebbi’s Kima Ventures, already described as the most active angel investors in the industry. –                      More...

By Alan Gallindoss On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Jews Make-Up 19% of Forbes 200 World’s Richest List

2,208 billionaires were included in Forbes 2018 world’s richest list. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos ousted Microsoft founder Bill Gates this year and was named the richest man on the planet, valued at More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube Team to Fight Online Terrorist Content

Facebook is teaming with fellow tech titans Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube (owned by Google) to fight against the proliferation of Online Terrorist Content. The company has also taken space at the world’s More...

By Clive Minchom On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Bids For French Mobile Operator Bouygues Telecom

When Patrick Drahi’s Altice acquired, through its French cable subsidiary Numericable, a controlling 80% stake in French mobile company SFR from Vivendi last summer, in a take over bid valued at Euros More...

By Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Sunrise IPO Casting Shadow Over Competition

Sunrise, a Swiss mobile telecom company, may have the biggest IPO for Switzerland since 2006, and comes amid the lifting of the cap off of the Swiss Franc and increased competition in the telecom sector. More...

By Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Sunrise, Switzerland’s Second Largest Telecom, Will Go Public

  Sunrise Communications raised 1.35 billion Swiss francs ($1.33 billion) for an IPO that is scheduled to occur in a few months. Sunrise, owned by CVC Capital since 2010, will have a listing on the Swiss More...

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