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Bharti says ties up financing for Zain Africa deal

NEW DELHI, March 21 (Reuters) - Bharti Airtel said on Sunday it had tied up the entire financing requirement of $8.3 billion for its planned acquisition of Zain's African assets. The company said in a statement the financing was oversubscribed, with major international banks committing to underwrite the total amount. (Reporting by Devidutta Tripathy; Editing by Hans Peters) (devidutta.tripathy@thomsonreuters.com; +91 98187 86430) Keywords: ZAIN BHARTI/ COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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