Altice responds on employment, investment fears following Bouygues offer

Altice attempted to address the controversy raised by its bid for French operator Bouygues Telecom, which it said is worth “a minimum of €10 billion”. Politicians expressed anxiety about the bid’s potential to destroy jobs, but Altice said it would …

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Bouygues rejects €10B SFR-Numericable bid

Bouygues claimed the €10 billion offer from SFR-Numericable for its mobile business carried “significant execution risk”, as it also played the political card. The board of Bouygues unanimously rejected the offer, citing likely objections by French regulators. In addition, SFR-Numericable …

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SFR-Numericable’s bid for Bouygues Telecom faces growing political opposition

France’s Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, said five issues need to be weighed with SFR-Numericable’s €10 billion bid for Bouygues Telecom: impact on employment, network investment, innovation, customer service and whether proceeds from the country’s upcoming 4G spectrum will be reduced. …

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