Tag archive for ‘SFR’
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 More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Patrick Drahi Buys 7 Magazines From Belgian Publisher

  Patrick Drahi, known to some as the “cable cowboy, ” is going to buy seven magazines from Belgian-based Roularta Media Group, as reported by Reuters. Drahi, founder of Altice, won More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Altice and Vivendi Join Forces In French Telecom Merger

Altice is buying mobile segment SFR, and the joined forces are expected to create a force to be reckoned with among French Telecoms. Vivendi and Altice are combining their SFR and Numbericable units with 13.3 More...

Clive Minchom On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

French Regulators May Block Patrick Drahi’s Deal to Buy SFR for $23 Billion

– The French competition regulator announced yesterday they have decided to undertake an in-depth examination of the planned $23 billion acquisition by Patrick Drahi’s Altice Group of mobile phone unit More...

Clive Minchom On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Raises $1.2 Billion In Accelerated New Common Stock Offering

–   After finally signing the definitive agreement to buy a mobile telephony company SFR from Vivendi the other day, Patrick Drahi’s Altice today announced it has implemented an additional round More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Announces Definitive Agreement Has Now Been Signed For Acquisition Of SFR By Numericable

–   Patrick Drahi’s Altice and Vivendi announced today that they now have signed the definitive agreement for the business combination of Vivendi’s mobile telephony subsidiary SFR with Altice’s More...

Clive Minchom On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Exercises Numericable Options Pays $166 Million

– – One of Patrick Drahi’s holding companies, Altice France, which is the controlling shareholder of the Numericable Group, has just completed the acquisition of a total of about 3.25 More...

Clive Minchom On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Now Buying Virgin Mobile In France For $445 Million : Also Altice Reports Solid Q1 Earnings

–  – Altice and Omer Telecom have entered into exclusive negotiations, in order to start the consultation of the employee representative bodies concerned, as also required under French law, More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Patrick Drahi Confirms $23 Billion Deal To Acquire SFR Saying “The Future Begins Today”

–  – On Saturday, we heard from the giant French media and entertainment company Vivendi that its Supervisory Board had approved the acquisition of its SFR mobile telephony subsidiary by Patrick More...

Clive Minchom On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Vivendi Agrees To Merge Mobile Phone Unit SFR With Cable Unit of Patrick Drahi’s Altice Group In Deal Valued At $23 Billion

– – Well now its official; Vivendi will sell its mobile phone subsidiary SFR to Patrick Drahi’s Altice group. Three weeks ago, the French media and entertainment giant accepted a binding offer More...

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