Grupo Corporativo ONO SA, the Spanish cable operator preparing an initial public offering, is seeing signs that the nation’s economy will improve in 2014, Chief Executive Officer Rosalia Portela said today.
Orange SA has intensified its search for acquisition targets in Spain to avoid being left out of potential consolidation in the country’s telecommunications market, according to people familiar with the matter.
Vodafone Group Plc has approached Grupo Corporativo ONO SA’s owners about a potential acquisition as the cable company meets this week to discuss an initial public offering or a sale, people familiar with the matter said.
Charter Communications Inc. made its boldest move yet to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., nominating a full slate of board members as it seeks to usher the second- largest U.S. cable company to the bargaining table.
Liberty Global Plc, the European cable company controlled by billionaire John Malone, may compete with Vodafone Group Plc for the continent’s few remaining cable assets as they seek to build pay-TV empires.
Liberty Global Plc, the company controlled by billionaire John Malone, agreed to fully take over Dutch broadband provider Ziggo NV for 4.9 billion euros ($6.7 billion) to cement its dominance in Europe’s cable industry.