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LONDON, April 7- Private equity firm Cinven made a 1.5 billion euro capital gain on its investment in French cable operator Numericable, but said on Monday the era of such hugely profitable deals for its industry in the cable sector is ending.
*Spain's Ono in the sights of Vodafone, Liberty Global. Jan 28- Europe's booming cable sector is set for another round of deal-making as the private-equity owners of cable companies in Spain, Sweden and Norway head for the exit and giants like Vodafone and Liberty Global compete for targets.
FRANKFURT, Jan 28- German airline Lufthansa has contacted the former chief executive of Deutsche Telekom in its hunt for a new chief executive, German media reported, although sources said he was unlikely to topple the current favourite candidate.
FRANKFURT, Jan 28- German airline Lufthansa has contacted the former chief executive of Deutsche Telekom in its hunt for a new chief executive, German media reported on Tuesday.
*AT&T says will not bid for Vodafone in next six months. LONDON, Jan 27- AT&T on Monday ruled out a bid for Britain's Vodafone after Britain's takeover watchdog asked the U.S. phone company to clarify its position following reports that it had sounded out European regulators on the prospects of a merger.
*AT&T says will not bid for Vodafone in next 6 months. LONDON, Jan 27- U.S. mobile group AT&T has ruled out a bid for Britain's Vodafone for now, with banking sources saying a U.S. spying scandal and a surge in European telecom shares may have disrupted a deal that many think could still happen.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Jan 13- Known as "The King of Cable" after he built a small Denver cable company into the nation's largest system in the 1980 s, John Malone aims to become the king of consolidation in the same industry once again.
*Altice owns cable operators in France, Israel, Portugal. *Expanding into mobile in Israel, Dominican Republic. PARIS, Jan 7- Altice, which owns French and Belgian cable companies and mobile operations in Israel, plans to list its shares on Amsterdam's NYSE Euronext with the aim of raising 750 million euros to cut debt.
BRUSSELS, Jan 6- U.S.-listed cable telecoms group Liberty Global is finalising talks with Dutch operator Ziggo about a takeover offer, according to a media report. The two companies could announce a deal as early as mid-January, although details such as who will head Ziggo are still to be discussed, Bloomberg said, citing sources.
*Liberty makes another attempt to buy Ziggo. BRUSSELS, Dec 12- U.S. cable group Liberty Global is in takeover talks with Dutch operator Ziggo, its latest move to consolidate the sector in Europe with a deal analysts say could cost around 5 billion euros.
BARCELONA, Nov 20- Liberty Global, Europe's biggest cable group will sell mobile services as part of all-inclusive bundles across its 12 markets in the coming years but is not yet convinced that such so-called quadruple-play offers are a big attraction.
Oct 28- AMC Networks Inc said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global Plc, for about $1.04 billion, giving it greater control over the global distribution of its programs.
PARIS, Oct 28- French cable operator Numericable plans to sell its shares for between 20.30 euros and 24.80 euros per share in a public offer next week, valuing the private equity-owned company at up to 5.57 billion euros including debt.
*Liberty Global says deal helps to simplify its businesses. Oct 28- AMC Networks Inc said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global Plc, for about $1.04 billion, giving it greater control over the global distribution of its programs.
Oct 28- Cable television network AMC Networks Inc said it agreed to buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of Liberty Global Inc, for about $1.04 billion. AMC Networks, home to hit shows such as Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, said the businesses being bought include Chello Central Europe, Chello Latin America and Chello zone.
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Vodafone has agreed to buy Germany's largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland for 7.7 billion euros ($10 billion), betting on TV and fixed-line services in its biggest deal since 2007.
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Liberty Global is looking to expand its European footprint by acquiring Germany's largest cable television operator, reports CNBC's David Faber.