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  • MADRID, April 5- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim already has majority control of Spanish building and infrastructure company FCC before a full takeover bid is formalised, Spain's stock market regulator said on Tuesday. In a statement, the regulator said because Slim had lent money to FCC's second-biggest shareholder Esther Koplowitz, who owns 22.5 percent...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK March 18- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday that it had received 104 applications to take part in an auction of valuable low-frequency airwaves relinquished by TV broadcasters, including many wireless companies who want to use the airwaves to build new networks or improve existing coverage.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 9- Mexico's America Movil does not plan to issue any more bonds for more than a year after selling 1.5 billion euros in debt this week, Chief Financial Officer Carlos Garcia Moreno said on Wednesday, adding there were no acquisitions on the horizon. "We achieved what we wanted and we don't have to go back to the market in 15 months," Garcia Moreno said...

  • MADRID, March 4- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's holding company Inversora Carso said on Friday it would launch a full takeover bid for Spanish building and infrastructure company FCC at a price of 7.60 euros per share. Inversora Caros, which already owned 27.4 percent of FCC said its stake had increased to 36.6 percent after it bought into a 709.5-...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 9- Mexico's peso fell to a record low on Tuesday and Colombia's peso sank as a sharp drop in oil prices and growing fears of a global slowdown pushed investors to safe-haven currencies like the Japanese yen. Mexico's peso shed more than 0.7 percent, paring losses slightly after tumbling to a record low of 18.9350 per dollar, while Colombia's peso...

  • MADRID, Feb 4- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is set to launch a full takeover bid for Spanish building and infrastructures firm FCC after a planned rights issue due to be approved soon, a source familiar with the matter said. Slim's holding company Inversora Carso group, is currently FCC's main shareholder with a 27.43 percent stake, closely followed by Esther...

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  • Turned a raft of industrial acquisitions and the sale of the state telephony monopoly into a business empire that touches most aspects of Mexican life.

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  • Carlos Slim (left) and Warren Buffett.

    One ranks among the greatest wealth creators of all time. The other has made investing during crisis an art form. Who has mattered more?

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  • Carlos Slim

    Bidding for a struggling Dutch telecoms group may seem an odd move for a Mexican billionaire, but Carlos Slim could be placing a long-term bet on an improvement in the European economic climate and in Germany in particular.

  • Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.

    Robin Bienenstock, senior analyst for European and Latin American telecommunications at Sanford C Bernstein, says Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's bid for KPN is all about Germany.