Xavier Niel

Type: Person
Name: Xavier Niel
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Exclusive: France's Iliad Sets Mid-Oct Deadline For T-Mobile US Bid - Sources

By Sophie Sassard and Arno Schuetze LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - French low-cost telecom operator Iliad has set a mid-October deadline to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or walk away as it faces resistance from seller Deutsche Telekom, ... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

T-Mobile US Inc Suitor Hasn't Hit Pay Dirt For New Offer

T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE: TMUS) shares ticked down Friday on a report that a potential suitor is hitting troubles in lining up financing for a sweetened bid.Paris-based Illiad SA's recent efforts to raise up to $5 billion to boost its earlier offer for T-Mobile ... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Xavier Niel: The long-haired bad boy of French business

Saving 'the World': Xavier NielAfter a hard day’s work, Xavier Niel “likes nothing better than to find a dark corner of a poorly lit street and disappear down a manhole”, says Wired.The man credited with liberating France’s internet and mobile-phone markets ... [Published Money Week - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Xavier Niel, Paris, France
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Benzinga's Weekend M&A Chatter

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Friday September 5 through Sunday September 7, 2014:DISH's Charlie Ergen May be Interested in T-Mobile Deal Following Spectrum AuctionThe Rumor:Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) ... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Iliad plotting improved offer for T-Mobile US

French billionaire Xavier Niel’s Iliad unit is talking to a number of private equity firms with a view to teaming up to make an improved offer for Deutsche Telekom’s (DT’s) T-Mobile US operation, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. ... [Published TeleGeography - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Billionaire Behind Iliad

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Tom Metcalf reports on the life of Xavier Niel, the billionaire behind the Iliad T-Mobile deal with Anna Edwards and Mark Barton on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)Richest person in france.He is the first tech entrepreneur ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Man Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobile Phones

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Tom Metcalf reports on Xavier Niel, France’s eight richest man. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s "On The Move." (Source: Bloomberg) ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 7 reports

Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid

Xavier Niel’s French company is in talks with potential partners about launching a joint bid to buy a bigger stake in the US carrier ... [Published FT.com - Companies, Europe - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 3 reports

French Telecom 'Troublemaker' Sets Sights on T-Mobile US

Known in France as the "troublemaker" within the telecom scene, Xavier Niel has made his boldest move yet, with an offer by his upstart telecom company Iliad to buy control of T-Mobile US. ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Europe - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Iliad Founder, Seeking T-Mobile, Sees Potential in U.S. Market

Telecom company Iliad has thrived on its pledge to cut French household's mobile phone bills in half. Founder Xavier Niel, now pursuing T-Mobile US, sees the same opportunity across the Atlantic. ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Technology - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Xavier Niel: France’s rebel entrepreneur

Surprise $15bn bid for majority stake in T-Mobile US bid puts the spotlight on owner of Iliad ... [Published FT.com - Companies, Europe - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 11 reports

Iliad’s T-Mobile US bid raises strategy questions

French billionaire Xavier Niel’s upstart telecoms group is thought to have unfinished business in its home market ... [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - Aug 01 2014]

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Exclusive - France's Iliad sets mid-October dea... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 19 2014]
T-Mobile US Inc Suitor Hasn't Hit Pay Dirt For ... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 19 2014]
The Peak of Alpine Chic at Courchevel [Published Forbes.com - Sep 12 2014]
Xavier Niel: The long-haired bad boy of French ... [Published Money Week - Sep 10 2014]
Le Monde could throw lifeline to TF1’s LCI as c... [Published Digital TV Europe - Sep 08 2014]
Benzinga's Weekend M&A Chatter [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 08 2014]
Cord Project ropes in $1.8 mln seed [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 04 2014]
Israel's Side-Kick sees boost from virtual real... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 03 2014]
Iliad plotting improved offer for T-Mobile US [Published TeleGeography - Sep 02 2014]
The Billionaire Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobi... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Sep 02 2014]
The Man Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobile Phones [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 02 2014]
Meet the Billionaire Behind Iliad [Published Bloomberg - Sep 02 2014]
​Iliad allies could sweeten bid to buy T-Mobile... [Published CNET.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published FT.com - Companies, Europe - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published FT.com - Companies US & Canada - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published FT.com - Companies - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published FT.com - Telecoms - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid [Published Financial Times - US homepage - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad in talks with private equity firms on imp... [Published Total Telecom - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad says it’s still working on new bid for T-... [Published Fortune - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad in talks with investors over improved T-M... [Published Mobile Money Live - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad Said in Talks With Buyout Firms on New T-... [Published GARP - Sep 01 2014]
Iliad Said in Talks With Buyout Firms on T-Mobi... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 31 2014]
Iliad First-Half Profit Falls Slightly [Published 4 Traders - Aug 29 2014]
Iliad's T-Mobile Bid Risks US Wireless ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Aug 23 2014]
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Exclusive: France's Iliad Sets Mid-Oct Deadline... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 19 2014]
By Sophie Sassard and Arno Schuetze LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - French low-cost telecom operator Iliad has set a mid-October deadline to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or walk away as it faces resistance from seller Deutsche Telekom, ...
Cord Project ropes in $1.8 mln seed [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 04 2014]
New York-based voice startup Cord Project said Thursday that it has closed $1.8 million in seed funding. Metamorphic Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Ventures, Greycroft ...
The Billionaire Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobi... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Sep 02 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5gj8BAUK2s&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The Billionaire Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobile Phones Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Tom Metcalf ...
Shake it all about [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Aug 06 2014]
NEWCOMERS are battering at the gates of America’s telecoms market hoping T-Mobile US, the fourth-largest mobile- phone operator, will let them in. Iliad, the French firm that made public on July 31st its bid for control of T-Mobile, is now sitting ...
Iliad in talks with investors to improve T-Mobi... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 05 2014]
By Sophie Sassard LONDON (Reuters) - French telecom firm Iliad is in talks with investors to improve its bid for T-Mobile US because it expects parent company Deutsche Telekom will reject its $15 billion offer, three sources familiar with the matter ...
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Breakingviews: Iliad's moon shot [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 01 2014]
Breakingviews: Iliad's moon shot [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 01 2014]
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