All Thorsten Langheim articles

  • dtw118-tt-t-mobile biggest
    Financial & Performance

    T-Mobile now world’s largest telco (by market cap)

    2022-09-08T15:20:00Z

    Ever-expanding American operator overtakes arch-rival Verizon.

  • Claure to add entrepreneurial energy to DT board
    People

    Claure to add entrepreneurial energy to DT board

    2021-12-17T12:40:00Z

    DT management wants Bolivian–American entrepreneur to have SoftBank’s seat on Supervisory Board. Claure sees potential in “undervalued” DT and is bullish about partnership. DT offers route to European market for SoftBank portfolio companies. But the appointment has some drama as a long-running compensation dispute reportedly threatens Claure’s relationship with ...

  • dtw107-tt-t-mobile-nl-complete
    M&A

    DT trades Dutch NatCo for a scoop of US, plus sprinkles

    2021-09-07T07:41:00Z

    Former DT CEO Obermann steps in with buyout of T-Mobile Netherlands through Apax–Warburg Pincus consortium. Deal is culmination of turnaround effort launched in 2016 when last attempt to sell NatCo fell through. Exit opens the lid on a box of intriguing strategic options for DT. DT directs some of ...

  • dtw107-tt-t-mobile-nl
    M&A

    Deutsche Telekom sees Dutch exit door loosen — report

    2021-09-06T11:31:00Z

    India’s Reliance Industries reportedly set to make €4.8bn non-binding offer for T-Mobile Netherlands. Several top foreign banks apparently formed syndicate to fund the takeover. Akash Ambani said to be personally managing the T-Mobile transaction.

  • Deutsche Telekom cranks gears for Dutch exit
    Strategy & Change

    Deutsche Telekom cranks gears for Dutch exit

    2021-07-22T01:00:00Z

    TMNL sales process reportedly whirs into action; several private equity players circling. Mixed signals on valuation.

  • dtw105-tt-top-team-shares
    Financial & Performance

    DT’s top team drops €4m on shares

    2021-05-28T14:04:00Z

    Leadership puts money where its mouth is following ambitious mid-term strategy update. German operator seeking to boost T-Share perceptions and align with T-Mobile US’ rising valuation.

  • DT’s deal-maker Langheim studies his share options
    Strategy & Change

    DT’s deal-maker Langheim studies his share options

    2021-05-24T11:40:00Z

    The long journey to the top in the USA is not yet complete, but DT’s message is that patience is paying off and reiterates plans to take the number-one slot. European portfolio reshaping in pipeline, with Dutch “crown jewel” TMNL prepped for ownership rejig and carve-out of “kingmaker” tower ...

  • Höttges ruffles feathers as he presses DT’s lead
    Strategy & Change

    Deutsche Telekom: Capital Markets Day

    2021-05-24T11:37:00Z

    Capital Markets Day presentations show Group continuing to flourish thanks to big, correct calls over last decade. Group seeks to boost T-Share perceptions and better align itself with T-Mobile US’ rising valuation. Leadership puts money where its mouth is with bulk share buyup following ambitious mid-term strategy update. Höttges ...

  • T‑Systems turnaround match goes to a replay
    Financial & Performance

    T-Systems turnaround match goes to a replay

    2021-05-24T11:28:00Z

    Patience again called for as T-Sys presents COVID-19-afflicted medium-term figures. Chief Al-Saleh wins postponement of positive cash flow target to FY23 as he seeks to realign T-Sys for new normal. More cost cuts coming in IT, infrastructure, and staff as T-Sys seeks to meet expanded savings target. DT wants ...

  • DT looks forward to big payday from US “racehorse”
    Strategy & Change

    DT looks forward to big payday from US “racehorse”

    2021-05-24T11:25:00Z

    Praise and pragmatism for American powerhouse at Capital Markets Day. No clues on timing for securing NatCo majority, but Group not in a hurry. New twist in relationship as NatCo and Group collaborate on B2B services. “Trans-Atlantic synergies” boost TMUS enterprise plan. Sprint International assets left hanging amid B2B ...

  • dtw103-tt-contract-extensions
    People

    DT’s tech and M&A chiefs earn contract extensions

    2021-03-01T13:54:00Z

    Thorsten Langheim (USA & Group Development) and Claudia Nemat (Technology & Innovation) both pick up new five-year deals. CEO Höttges underlines stability and momentum for the Group.

  • dtw-people-board-of-management
    People

    Deutsche Telekom Group Board of Management

    Deutsche Telekom Group’s Board of Management mapped out.