All Robert Finnegan articles

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    M&A

    Vodafone under M&A spotlight in Italy, UK

    2022-01-24T16:18:00Z

    Group reportedly in consolidation talks with Iliad in Italy. A potential merger with Three UK was also apparently explored. Vodafone keeps head down as rumours swirl. Read keen advocate of European in‑market consolidation.

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    M&A

    Vestager: Brexit complicates O2‑VM competitions ruling

    2020-10-28T16:25:00Z

    European Competition Commissioner signals openness to allowing CMA to oversee the review of O2’s proposed merger with Virgin Media History, and the appeal of the EC being able to reassert its views on market consolidation, may still point to Europe asserting its prerogative however. O2 and Virgin ...

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    M&A

    MBNL’s future up in air as Three ponders mast sale

    2020-10-05T13:11:00Z

    Both MBNL and Cornerstone, UK MNOs’ two tower joint ventures, appear on the verge of an ownership revamp. Three exit could tie with moves by CK Hutchison to establish a separate TowerCo.

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    M&A

    New Three boss snipes at O2–Virgin merger

    2020-09-07T13:58:00Z

    Finnegan doubtful on merits of O2–Virgin Media deal, but bullish on leading further UK consolidation.