VimpelCom Ltd

Type: Company
Name: VimpelCom Ltd (Vimpel Communications)
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Quebecor open to deal with Wind Mobile as it aims to become national wireless player, CFO says

MONTREAL – Quebecor Inc. said it is open to joining forces with investors in Wind Mobile as the media company feels out potential partners for an effort to expand its wireless footprint across Canada. “We have, I think, very valuable spectrum ownership ... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

VimpelCom , Global Telecom Holding to sell Wind Canada stake

Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Ltd and Global Telecom Holding SAE said that they have agreed to sell all of their debt and equity interest in the Globalive group of companies in Canada. These companies include Globalive Wireless Management Corp the operator ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

VimpelCom to exit Canada after Wind disposal

Netherlands-based operator VimpelCom has signed a deal to sell its stake in Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile in a deal worth CAD135 million (€95.0 million).The Toronto-based investment firm Globalive Capital, the controlling shareholder of Wind Mobile, ... [Published European Communications - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 8 reports

Tony Lacavera and West Face buy Wind Mobile from VimpelCom - Business

Tony Lacavera and private equity firm West Face Capital are teaming up to buy out the company that owns Wind Mobile from its Russian-Dutch owners VimpelCom. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)Wind Mobile founder Tony Lacavera will partner with Canadian private equity ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 15 reports

VimpelCom inks Wind Canada exit

VimpelCom announced a deal to offload its stake in Canadian operator Wind Mobile, which is being bought by controlling shareholder Globalive Capital and “certain investment funds”.VimpelCom and its Global Telecom Holding affiliate are selling the business ... [Published Mobile Money Live - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Operators upgrade backbone networks in Chuvashia

Russian mobile operator Vimpelcom, working under the Beeline brand, has upgraded a segment of its DWDM FOADM network in the city of Cheboksary. Seven nodes of the backbone network have been upgraded. The Chuvashia regional branch of federal regulator ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 15 reports

VimpelCom Confirms Deal to Sell Wind Mobile Stake

VimpelCom Ltd. confirmed early Tuesday a long-awaited deal to sell its stake in Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile to Toronto-based investment firm Globalive Capital.The global telecom giant said Globalive Capital, controlled by Wind Chairman and ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

European ADRs Trade Lower Led By Network...

Banks also traded lower ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting and tomorrow's interest rate and economic forecast announcements.Banco Santander ( SAN ) slipped 0.6%, National Bank of Greece ( NBG ) was down 2.0%, UBS (UBS) shed 0.5% and ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

VIMPELCOM : Wind accepting tower bids until end-October

The Italian fixed line and cellular operator Wind says it will be accepting bids for its mobile tower infrastructure until the end of October. As previously reported by TeleGeography's CommsUpdate, the Vimpelcom -owned firm is looking to raise at least ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

VimpelCom Ltd PT Raised to $9.60 at Barclays (VIP)

Equities researchers at Barclays hoisted their price target on shares of VimpelCom Ltd (NYSE:VIP)Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on shares of VimpelCom Ltd ... [Published American Banking News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Kiev’s threat to Russia operators ‘challenging’

MOSCOW / KIEV - ReutersPeople stand in line outside the office of Russian MTS cell phone operator in Simferopol. AFP photoRussian mobile firms face being squeezed out of Ukraine after Kiev signaled it would favor European companies in future airwave auctions ... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Beeline launches iPhone promo for business subs in Moscow

Russian mobile operator Vimpelcom, working under the Beeline brand, has launched a promotion on devices for corporate subscribers in the Moscow region. Subscribers buying iPhone smartphones are offered a discount purchasing the Jawbone UP24 and CooKoo ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 12 2014]

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...The Post's Nicolas Van Praet and Theresa Tedesco quote Brahm Eiley at Convergence Consulting Group as saying: "In some ways, Mobilicity is being delivered to them on a plate right now because of the Wind deal. There's more of a chance now that they would look [there]."
"All eyes are on the Fed," said Allison Mendes, a senior portfolio manager at Manulife Asset Management. "As you know, the decision is tied closely to data and we've had a string of good economic data and that is causing the market to evaluate the timing of the next Fed action."
...Telecom Holding will be released from all of its obligations under the shareholder agreement, as well as certain debt obligations of Wind Canada. "With stable, long-term ownership and secure financing, Wind Mobile is moving into an exciting new phase" said Anthony Lacavera, chairman and CEO of the operator...
"We assume that private equity may just want to operate the asset with modest incremental funding until rules change, and Wind can be sold to an incumbent, perhaps after the 2015 Canadian federal election" Canaccord analyst Dvai Ghose said

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Quebecor open to deal with Wind Mobile as it ai... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - 17 hours ago]
Turkish delight for Virgin after EUR10m investm... [Published TeleGeography - 23 hours ago]
FP says Wind financing puts pressure on Quebeco... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 17 2014]
Virgin Mobile CEE gets backing for mobile broad... [Published Mobile Money Live - Sep 17 2014]
VimpelCom , Global Telecom Holding to sell Wind... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
Marriott's tip envelopes spark etiquette debate [Published CBC - Sep 17 2014]
VimpelCom to exit Canada after Wind disposal [Published European Communications - Sep 17 2014]
VimpelCom and Global Telecom Holding agree to s... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
Tony Lacavera and West Face buy Wind Mobile fro... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
Wind mulls growth options after recapitalizatio... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 16 2014]
Quebecor may steer toward Mobilicity after Wind... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 16 2014]
After buyout, Wind Mobile to 'take care of our ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 16 2014]
Who’s who in the Wind Mobile deal [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 16 2014]
‘We’re hear to stay,’ Wind Mobile CEO says afte... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 16 2014]
Toronto stock market climbs ahead of U.S. Fed s... [Published CJAD 800 - Sep 16 2014]
VimpelCom inks Wind Canada exit [Published Mobile Money Live - Sep 16 2014]
Operators upgrade backbone networks in Chuvashia [Published Telecompaper - Sep 16 2014]
VimpelCom Confirms Deal to Sell Wind Mobile Stake [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile says no plans for merger after Glob... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile says no plans for merger after Glob... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to lower open for TSX [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
European ADRs Trade Lower Led By Network... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile sold to consortium of Canadian part... [Published CBC - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile whip up plans for a sale [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Sep 16 2014]
Vimpelcom exits Canada with sale of Wind to fou... [Published Total Telecom - Sep 16 2014]
Globalive Capital invests in WIND Mobile [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 16 2014]
Globe says Rogers, others see Wind get new backing [Published Stockwatch - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile gets new financial backers [Published MusokaRegion.com - Sep 16 2014]
VIMPELCOM : exits Wind Mobile: sells out to con... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
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Quebecor open to deal with Wind Mobile as it ai... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - 17 hours ago]
MONTREAL – Quebecor Inc. said it is open to joining forces with investors in Wind Mobile as the media company feels out potential partners for an effort to expand its wireless footprint across Canada. “We have, I think, very valuable spectrum ownership ...
Quebecor may steer toward Mobilicity after Wind... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 16 2014]
MONTREAL/TORONTO  – Quebecor Inc.’s bid to become Canada’s fourth national wireless player could steer it towards a deal for Mobilicity now that Toronto-based investment firm Globalive Wireless Management Corp. has consolidated its control of fledgling ...
Wind Mobile says no plans for merger after Glob... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile, one of Canada’s fledgling wireless carriers, has no immediate plans to merge or consolidate with another small player as a result of an ownership restructuring announced Tuesday. “It’s business as usual,” Wind chairman and CEO Anthony Lacavera ...
Wind Mobile says no plans for merger after Glob... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
Wind Mobile, one of Canada’s fledgling wireless carriers, has no immediate plans to merge or consolidate with another small player as a result of an ownership restructuring announced Tuesday. “It’s business as usual,” Wind chairman and CEO Anthony Lacavera ...
Wind Mobile whip up plans for a sale [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Sep 16 2014]
Amsterdam’s VimpelCom and London-based Global Telecom Holding have agreed to sell their stakes in Wind Mobile to its controlling shareholder Globalive Capital for around CAD 135.00 million (USD 122.20 million).... ...
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Ratings Upgrade, Solutions Deployment, Update o... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
Review on Wireless Telecommunication Services S... [Published Financial Services - Jun 10 2014]
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