Government to rule on Telekom Slovenije sale in September

Slovenia is unlikely to reach a decision over the sale of state-owned Telekom Slovenije until at least the beginning of September, according to a government official. Long running negotiations between Slovenian privatisation coordinator SDH and British private equity group and sole …

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Cinven remains interested in Telekom Slovenije despite rebuff

Investment group Cinven reportedly remains interested in acquiring Telekom Slovenije, after the country’s privatisation regulator SDH rejected its revised bid for the company. The long running deal looked to be nearing completion after the state initially accepted Cinven’s bid last …

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Cinven deal to acquire Telekom Slovenije in doubt

Cinven’s proposed acquisition of state-owned Telekom Slovenije is in doubt after SDH, the state investment firm coordinating the sale, rejected an unspecified amendment to the bid. Reuters reports that SDH accepted Cinven’s second bid yesterday, valuing Telekom Slovenije at up …

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Slovenia’s SDH urges government decision on Telekom Slovenije sale

Slovenia’s privatisation coordinator SDH confirmed it will ask the government to make a decision on financial group Cinven’s proposed acquisition of Telekom Slovenije. Cinven said this week its reported €850 million bid is only valid until 10 June, and it remains …

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Cinven sets June 10 deadline on Telekom Slovenije bid

Investment firm Cinven has told state-owned Telekom Slovenije that its bid to acquire the company is only valid until June 10, according to Reuters. Cinven increased its offer to acquire the company last week to approximately €130 a share, valuing …

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Cinven increases offer to acquire Telekom Slovenije

European financial group Cinven has hiked up its offer to acquire state-owned Telekom Slovenije after politicians criticised authorities for selling the company too cheaply, Reuters reports. Cinven has been in negotiations to acquire Telekom Slovenije since April, and the group …

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Cinven confirmed as sole bidder for Telekom Slovenije

UK private-equity firm Cinven is to invest “significantly” in a network upgrade at Slovenia’s incumbent operator, including an ambitious expansion of 4G coverage, if its bid is successful. Cinven confirmed it made a binding offer for the government’s stake in …

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More fibre consolidation in Spain as Cinven buys utility network

The Spanish telecoms market continues to be a hotbed of consolidation, as European private equity firm Cinven on Monday announced plans to acquire a fibre network running through Spain and Latin America, from Spanish natural gas utility, Gas Natural Fenosa, for €510m.