Xavier Niel

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Name: Xavier Niel
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 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 - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 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 - 22 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 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 - 21 hours ago]
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 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Americans Pay Too Much for Bad Data Plans

The latest deals offered by mobile-phone provider Sprint fall far short of the "massive price war" once promised by the company's owners at SoftBank, raising a question: Why do U.S. consumers still pay so much money for such bad mobile data service?Sprint ... [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

T-Mobile CFO calls Iliad offer 'inadequate'

T-Mobile US's chief financial officer called the takeover proposal from French operator Iliad "inadequate". CFO Braxton Carter said at an investor conference that Iliad's late-July offer to buy 57 percent of T-Mobile US was "very flattering" but "a very ... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

A French revolution could shake up U.S. mobile

U.S. wireless telecom is at risk of a French revolution. On July 31, Xavier Niel’s Iliad emerged as a surprise bidder for 56.6 per cent of T-Mobile US, the Deutsche Telekom-backed operator. The billionaire is little-known in America, and Deutsche rejected ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Firm rejects $15 billion Iliad offer

FRANKFURT: Deutsche Telekom rejected an offer from Iliad for its mobile business in the US and said regulators there should help smaller players compete against bigger rivals if they are not allowed to merge.Deutsche Telekom makes about a third of its ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

France’s rebel telecoms baron storms US market

Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy reportedly called Xavier Niel “the peep-show guy”. One of Niel’s business rivals, Martin Bouygues, sneered that he was a gypsy camped on the lawns of the chateau Bouygues had built.Speaking for himself, Xavier ... [Published France24 - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Telecoms takeovers: Shake it all about

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 a little ... [Published The Economist - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Shake it all about

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 ... [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

What Business Owners Can Learn From T-Mobile's Bidding War

Sprint Nextel[1] Sprint Nextel[2] has been courting T-Mobile[3] (NYSE:  TMUS) for months.  But, so far, no deal has been struck. On July 31, French tech entrepreneur Xavier Niel announced[4] that his French telecommunications company, Iliad[5] Iliad[6], ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 05 2014]

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Iliad plotting improved offer for T-Mobile US [Published TeleGeography - 13 hours ago]
The Billionaire Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobi... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - 16 hours ago]
The Man Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobile Phones [Published BusinessWeek - 21 hours ago]
Meet the Billionaire Behind Iliad [Published Bloomberg - 22 hours ago]
​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]
Americans Pay Too Much for Bad Data Plans [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 19 2014]
After shaking up France, Niel aims at T-Mobile [Published Seattle Times - Aug 18 2014]
Why Verizon Could Have 30% Upside In 12-18 Months [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 18 2014]
T-Mobile CFO calls Iliad offer 'inadequate' [Published Telecompaper - Aug 14 2014]
A French revolution could shake up U.S. mobile [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 13 2014]
A French revolution could disrupt U.S. mobile [Published Reuters UK - Aug 13 2014]
Iliad's 'Preposterous' T-Mobile Offer: A Signal... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 11 2014]
Romania, French investors' bon ami? [Published The Diplomat Bucharest - Aug 09 2014]
Firm rejects $15 billion Iliad offer [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 08 2014]
Sprint’s Exit Sweetens Illiad’s Bid For T-Mobile [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 07 2014]
France’s rebel telecoms baron storms US market [Published France24 - Aug 07 2014]
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The Billionaire Behind Iliad: From Porn to Mobi... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - 16 hours ago]
<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 ...
France’s Iliad challenges Sprint for control of... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 01 2014]
(Reuters) – French telecommunications company Iliad SA has made a surprise offer for T-Mobile US Inc,  setting up a potential bidding war with Sprint Corp , the U.S. mobile carrier now controlled by Japan’s Softbank Corp 9984.T. The approach will ...
Rebellious French carrier Free bids $15B for re... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 01 2014]
Above: T-Mobile CEO John Legere offers to pay ETF charges for competitors. Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeatNOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to ...
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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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