Vodafone bids £8.7bn for control of Cegetel

Grainge, Zoe
October 2002
Utility Week;10/25/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the bid of global wireless operator Vodafone to gain control of French telecoms company Cegetel, in a move that signals the end of an ongoing battle for the French firm. Agreement of Vodafone to acquire interests in Cegetel of BT and SBC; Offer of Vodafone to Vivendi; Preemption rights of Vivendi on the bids for BT and SBC.


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