Mar 18, This presentation explains all the Financial aspects of Airtel’s Zain acquisition. Why Zain? Why Africa? Was it successful? Strategies adopted?. Mar 30, India’s Bharti Airtel is set to become the fifth-biggest mobile carrier, on Zain’s African assets, is India’s second-largest overseas acquisition. Jun 8, It bought Kuwait-based Zain Group’s telecom assets in 15 countries in of Ebitda , by March , less than three years after the acquisition.

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Zain has operations in 17 countries in the region and is claiming to be the second largest operator after MTN.

At the end of September, it had total debt of Rs 91, crore. Defence Defence National International Industry.

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Under the terms of the share sale and purchase agreement, Zain had provided Airtel certain indemnities covering the Nigeria litigation and certain tax claims. NIFTY 50 10, 2. In response to query on performance of insurance business, Mittal said that Bharti Axa has recently got new team and fresh investments and insurance business has its own gestation period. Asked whether he regretted missing a deal with MTN twice and whether that was his first choice, Mr. By haircut, he was referring to the extent that Bharti would be willing to cut its losses.

The Zain deal would also catapult the Indian entity into the league of world’s top 10 telecom players.


Options for RBI surplus: State Bank of India has agreed up to one billion dollar loan in rupee terms. In the quarter ended September, Airtel Africa reported a 2.

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The company announced that it would launch the Airtel brand in Zain’s operations in all the 15 nations in October. The airfel, the second largest by an Indian entity after Tatas’ Corus deal, would make Sunil Mittal-led Bharti the world’s seventh largest mobile operator with a total subscriber base of about million. Special Correspondent New Delhi, June 08, Costs were high and they were experimenting with tariff cuts.

Your Reason has been Reported acquisiion the acquiistion. What would be on the mind of India’s newest voter waiting to press the EVM button in Announcing the deal, Sunil Mittal, chairman and managing director of Bharti Enterprises said, “This agreement is a landmark for global telecom industry and game changer for Bharti. This will alert our moderators to take action. At the end of the March quarter—the target the company had set for itself—Airtel had Airtel said a settlement had been reached with Econet Wireless.

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Not all analysts are as harsh. International Business World News. When asked about keeping pace with competition, Mittal said that one not only has to compete in the market to win, but also to remain relevant. Mon, Jun 08 Zain has operations in eight countries in West Asia and Africa. Tariffs in Africa were around 10 cents a minute, compared with the less than 1 cent per minute in India. The company has now million subscribers in 18 Asian and African nations. He declined to be named as his organization does not authorize him to speak to the media.


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Zain settles Airtel claims

The company has also reached a settlement with Broad Communications, the single largest shareholder in Zain Nigeria, following which its chief Otudeko would now head Bharti’s operations in Nigeria. They got a very poor asset. Never miss a great news story! Firing up Bharti’s global ambitions, the latest acquisition comes in the backdrop of diminishing revenues from its India operations due to hyper competition and rock-bottom tariffs.

Arpu is a key yardstick for telcos. Zain is the second largest operator and that is the only difference. To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold. Read more on Sunil Mittal. He said Zain Africa would now be per cent subsidiary of Bharti International.

R-Com, Jio extend terms of deal Business. Bharti Airtel dials Zain. This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: