Bharti Airtel management confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Zain for buying the African assets of Zain (15 countries excluding Sudan. Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom company by subscribers, has tried twice to enter the African market through a merger with MTN of South. Bharti Airtel – Zain Deal Analysis Prepared by Deepali Rai 09FN Parvesh Bansal 09FN Rohit Sharda 09FN Sahil Pabby 09FN 31/12/
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Can TRAI, after an audit, arrive at a figure of this humongous fraud???. The target set for was to be among the top 10 telecom companies in the world with more than million customers. Business daily The Economic Times looks at the acquisition along another dimension. Other issues, too, could impact valuations. How many millions of subscribers have been conveniently duped like this?
Zzin India, the numbers range from to depending on the operator. All calculations have been made and there is no issue over which we need to fret. Many view private equity firms as villainous actors intent on the singular goal of profit.
Bharti could run into integration problems in Africa.
A few days before the Bharti deal was announced, Al Barrak announced his resignation, which was promptly accepted. Log In or sign up to comment. Further announcements will be made in due course. The note is, of course, a measure of caution. With 24 countries and Also, though Mittal says that no government permissions are necessary in anzlysis, both India and Kuwait have welcomed the dealthe telecom regulators of all the countries will have to approve the takeover.
Mittal says his team is working out veal details of various funding options. Yet the proposed deal has given rise to misgivings.
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The balance sheet position appears comfortable for funding the deal. Look how they care for the law! When contacted, after so many different versions from diff people, they have waived the charges. Ziroom is the leader in apartment rental services.
African Venture: Promises and Pitfalls of Bharti’s Deal with Zain – [email protected]
It was known at that time as MTC. There may also be synergies in terms of network bhari procurement, transfer of best practices from Indian mobile market. Low ARPUs could imply poor revenue streams or future growth potential.
The principal issue is one of valuations. Where is the Bottom for Market Sell Off? Over time, high minutes of traffic can be generated with lower dilution in ARPU.
Bharti profit falls 27% on Zain deal – Livemint
Talk to the people at Bharti and they will tell you off the airgel that they expect this deal to be hharti sailing. If valuations are a cause for concern, raising the money is not. I have an Airtel Broadband connection Inthe company introduced GSM technology in Kuwait, becoming one of the first companies in the region to do so.
Zain has 42 million subscribers in Africa September while Bharti has Everyone seems to agree that Zain is a good target for acquisition, but is it worth the price Bharti is paying? MTN is a major competitor in most of the markets.
Bharti profit falls 27% on Zain deal
In Africa, Zain operates in the following: And without serving local customers, finding their feet-on-the-ground, obeying the rule of the land, they are flying for ajalysis in Africa and other countries! Only the Zain board has to give a go ahead, and we have to pay. The Bharti-Zain deal is also likely to usher in a year of mergers and acquisitions for India Inc.
They simply break it! If there is a problem on any of these fronts, it could make the deal look more expensive. These numbers can be used to paint an optimistic picture or a pessimistic one.
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African Venture: Promises and Pitfalls of Bharti’s Deal with Zain
As is the case with every merger, cultural factors will influence how the two companies will integrate their operations. He worked hard to convert a Kuwaiti telecom operator into a global one. Absolutely bhharti coordination between them.
Finance Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous: Bharti and Zain are likely to be in exclusive talks till March 25, Although the funding pattern is yet to be worked out, the consensus view is that it will be entirely in debt. There is an ownership issue with the Zain Nigerian unit.
It is an all-cash deal and there is no issue of stock trading. For instance, low penetration rates could mean either a huge upside opportunity or lack of demand needing many years of expensive market development. TRAI is supposed to make an audit of the billing system periodically.