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  • *Repeats 2015 guidance: sales $7.1- 7.5 bln, EBITDA $2.2- 2.35 bln. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation were $565 million, compared with $478 million a year ago and a mean forecast of $544 million in a Reuters poll of analysts. Millicom repeated it expected core profit to rise to between $2.2 billion and $2.35 billion in 2015 on revenue of...

  • European stocks boosted by telecoms, China stimulus Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    *Telenet, KPN shares rise after Belgian deal. LONDON, April 20- European shares made a positive start to the week on Monday, thanks to deal-making in the telecoms sector and stimulus from China, though gains were not enough to entirely erase the losses from Friday's sharp sell-off. Volkswagen, the only German blue-chip stock to fall, was depressed after Scania order...

  • *Telenet, KPN rise after Belgian deal. LONDON, April 20- European shares got the week off to a positive start on Monday, thanks to deal-making in the telecoms sector and stimulus from China, though it was not enough to erase the losses from Friday's sharp sell-off. Telecoms stocks including Belgacom, Deutsche Telekom and Numericable were up 2 to 3 percent after...

  • *China move boost Aussie, euro down on Greece worries. LONDON, April 20- Global stock markets had a mixed start to the week on Monday and core bond yields fell as investors juggled Chinese steps to stimulate its slowing economy and a proposed telecoms deal in Europe with growing worries Greece may default. This, in turn, contributed to an early rise in European shares,...

  • LONDON, April 20- European shares edged higher early on Monday, led by the telecoms sector after Telenet's move to buy KPN's mobile telephony unit in Belgium. Belgium's Telenet, a subsidiary of cable company Liberty Global, rose 4 percent after agreeing to acquire KPN's BASE Company for 1.33 billion euros, sending shares in the Dutch firm up 2.4 percent.

  • LONDON, April 20- European shares edged higher early on Monday, led by the telecoms sector after Telenet's move to buy KPN's mobile telephony unit in Belgium. Belgium's Telenet, a subsidiary of cable company Liberty Global, rose 6 percent after agreeing to acquire KPN's BASE Company for 1.325 billion euros, sending shares in the Dutch firm up 3 percent.

  • *Vodafone, alternative ops warn on "re-monopolisation". Germany's Deutsche Telekom and Spain's Telefonica have predicted that revenues will grow this year, while France's Orange and Norway's Telenor have promised higher future dividends, a major motivation for investors in the sector. Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges attributed the rebirth...

  • *Vodafone, alternative ops warn on "re-monopolisation". Germany's Deutsche Telekom and Spain's Telefonica have predicted that revenues will grow this year, while France's Orange and Norway's Telenor have promised higher future dividends, a major motivation for investors in the sector. Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges attributed the rebirth...

  • LONDON, Feb 6- Morgan Stanley co-head of mergers and acquisitions for EMEA Johannes Groeller is to join Paul Taubman's advisory boutique, a source familiar with the move said. Groeller, who previously served as Morgan Stanley's co-head of investment banking in Germany and Austria, is the latest managing director to leave the "bulge bracket" bank and join...

  • *Telefonica exiting UK to cut debt. MADRID/ HONG KONG, Jan 23- Li Ka- shing's Hutchison Whampoa Ltd is set to buy Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 in a deal valued at more than 10 billion pounds, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, as Asia's richest man makes one of his biggest bets yet to revamp his European telecoms business. The agreement is likely to...

  • Resurgent BT comes back to haunt old rival Vodafone Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 16- BT's move to buy mobile operator EE is expected to put the former state-owned telecoms giant back in pole position as fixed line and mobile services converge, forcing rivals such as Vodafone to make costly moves of their own to keep up. The EE move also revives BT's rivalry with Vodafone which dates back to when they were the two biggest names in...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 5- Pressure from competition regulators could prompt Liberty Global to abandon Germany if it can no longer pursue its growth ambitions in Europe's biggest cable market, sources have told Reuters. The case has provided further evidence to Liberty- Europe's biggest cable group- that it will not be allowed to expand through acquisitions in Germany,...

  • Vodafone plays down chance of Liberty deal Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    LONDON, Dec 3- Vodafone has met with analysts and investors this week to calm fears it could make a multi-billion dollar takeover bid for Europe's biggest cable company Liberty Global, according to people present. Shares in Vodafone fell on Monday after people familiar with the situation said the world's second-biggest mobile operator was considering its...

  • European stocks knocked lower by commodity slump Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    *Vodafone dips on worries over potential bid for Liberty Global. Shares in UK telecom group Vodafone sank 4.4 percent on talk it would bid for cable operator Liberty Global. Sources said Vodafone is reviewing potential acquisitions, including Liberty Global, to counter pending consolidation among rivals in Britain.

  • *O2 deal could hand Telefonica 20 pct of BT. LONDON/ MADRID Nov 24- Britain's BT Group has been approached by O2 owner Telefonica and the parents of O2's bigger rival EE to discuss competing multibillion-pound deals to create a powerhouse in fixed-line broadband, mobile and TV. "They've held out the threat of entering in the mobile market and engineered a situation...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 20- Liberty Global, Europe's biggest cable operator, plans to make "small, selective" acquisitions for content which help it make money from its core business of selling high-speed broadband and TV services, its finance chief said on Thursday. The turn towards content is a major move for Liberty, which has been a serial buyer of cable companies in...

  • Liberty Global charts careful course for content deals Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    BARCELONA, Nov 20- Europe's leading cable operator Liberty Global plans to make "small, selective" acquisitions for content and help it make money from its core business of selling high-speed broadband and television services, said its finance chief. Liberty's Chief Financial Officer Charlie Bracken said the company had spent only about $300 million in cash...

  • Nov 6- AMC Networks Inc, home to hits such as "Breaking Bad" and "Mad Men," reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company's international business benefited from its purchase of international content provider Chellomedia. AMC bought Chellomedia, a unit of John Malone's Liberty Global Plc, for about $1.04 billion in January, giving it access to...

  • AMC Networks' quarterly revenue rises 31.4 pct Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    Nov 6- AMC Networks Inc reported a 31.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue as the cable TV network's international business benefited from its purchase of Chellomedia, the international content unit of Liberty Global Plc. Net income attributable to AMC fell to $53.2 million, or 73 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $58.1 million, or 80 cents...

  • The group, in which Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil has a 21.4 percent stake, said the improvement was most noticeable in its consumer mobile and business operation, though core profit still fell by 15 percent. It also sold its German business E-Plus to Spain's Telefonica in a deal valued at 8.6 billion euros. The company competes with Vodafone...