June 2003
Investment Dealers' Digest;6/16/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 24, p52
Trade Publication
This article presents information about developments related to investment banking in the telecommunications sector of the U.S. Telecom Italia agreed to sell off a 61% stake in its Seat Pagine Gialle directories unit for approximately three billion euros to a consortium of private equity investors comprising BC Partners, CVC Capitol Partners, Investitori Associati and Permira. A Chicago district judge granted AT&T Corp. and MCI a temporary reprieve from a new Illinois law that would hove allowed SBC Communications Inc. to raise the price of local network access for its competitors. WorldCom Inc. is seeking court approval of its $500 million settlement with the SEC relating to the company's $11 billion accounting fraud.


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