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  1. Telecom Italia Said to Mull Ripa as Telecom Argentina CEORead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | Bloomberg

    Marco Patuano, Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia SpA, is seeking to reduce adjusted net debt that stood at more than $33 billion at the end of September and restore the company's investment grade.

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  2. Telecom Italia Said to Consider Ripa as Telecom Argentina CEORead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Washington Post

    Telecom Italia SpA is considering Elisabetta Ripa for the post of Telecom Argentina SA chief, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Ripa, 49, currently leads Telecom Italia's international wholesale and retail business arm and would replace Oscar Cicchetti as chief executive officer of the Argentine unit from January, the people said, asking not to be named as the deliberations aren't public.

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  3. Morningstar Assigns BB+ Credit Rating to Telecom Italia SpARead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Telecom Italia SpA has earned a "BB+" credit rating from analysts at Morningstar . The investment research firm's "BB+" rating suggests that the company is an above-average default risk.

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  4. Dos Santos sticks with Portugal Telecom offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Total Telecom

    The businesswoman's Terra Peregrin company lodged a bid of 1.35 per share for Portugal Telecom earlier this month. That bid already included a premium to shareholders and remains a fair offer for the Portuguese incumbent, Reuters quoted an unnamed source close to dos Santos as saying this week.

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  5. TI buy of Metroweb would face conditions AGCM saysRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Reuters quotes chairman Giovanni Pitruzzella as saying: 'Such a move would merit a particularly serious evaluation,' though he did not elaborate on any measures which could be taken to ensure that competition in the market is not hampered by the deal. As reported by TeleGeography's CommsUpdate, last week TI sent a proposal to infrastructure investment fund F2i regarding the possible acquisition of its stake in Metroweb, though F2i has yet to start a formal sale procedure.

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  6. American Tower to Acquire TIM Celular's Towers in BrazilRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Converge! Network Digest

    American Tower agreed to acquire two portfolios of towers in Brazil from TIM Celular S.A., which is owned by Telecom Italia S.p.A.. The first portfolio includes approximately 5,240 towers.

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  7. American Tower Corporation Acquires 5240 To 6480 Towers From Tim Cellular S.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    American Tower Corporation has reached a deal to potentially acquire as many as 6,480 new towers. The acquisition should expand the total asset base by approximately 5% and total revenue by 4.1% assuming that all 6,480 towers are acquired.

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  8. TI board authorises management to explore merger between TIM Brasil and OiRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Telecom Italia's board of directors has authorised the company to explore a potential transaction between its Brazilian unit Brasil) and smaller rival Oi SA, in a move that could dramatically shake up the country's wireless market. The board of directors has 'empowered management to examine in depth the options for a possible integration' of and Oi, the Milan-based carrier said in a statement, after its board convened in Rome.

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  9. Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitionsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Reuters

    ** Hong Kong tycoon Tony Fung's plans to take over Australia's Reef Casino Trust are in doubt after the Queensland government said it was not possible to complete a regulatory review before the offer expired. ** Spain's Telefonica could sell its UK mobile operator O2 to British Telecom in return for a 20 percent stake in BT as part of a "strategic alliance" to strengthen the pair, Spanish website El Confidencial reported on Monday.

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  10. Italy - Factors to watch on November 24Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Reuters

    Italians voted on Sunday in regional ballots which will test whether the country, tired of economic stagnation and austerity, is also wearying of Matteo Renzi's nine-month old coalition government. The European Commission will give the green light to Italy's 2015 budget and re-examine in March whether promised reforms have been made to boost the ailing economy, main Italian news outlets said on Sunday.

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  11. European Factors to Watch-Shares set to pause after rallyRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Reuters

    European stocks were set to open slightly higher on Monday, adding to Friday's sharp rally sparked by dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and a surprise interest rate cut in China. At 0704 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.2-0.4 percent.

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  12. Telecom Italia Gets Board Backing to Explore Oi Deal in BrazilRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Telecom Italia SpA directors authorized the company to explore a potential transaction between its Brazilian unit Tim Participacoes SA and smaller rival Oi SA, a deal that would shake the country's wireless market. The board of directors has "empowered management to examine in depth the options for a possible integration" of Tim and Oi, the Milan-based carrier said in a statement after its board met yesterday in Rome.

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  13. American Tower Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Tim Tower...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Investor's Business Daily

    American Tower Corporation today announced that it has reached an agreement with TIM Celular S.A. , a wholly-owned subsidiary of TIM Participacoes S.A., a publicly traded subsidiary of Telecom Italia S.p.A., to acquire two portfolios of towers in Brazil. The first portfolio includes approximately 5,240 towers.

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  14. Telecom Italia Said to Seek Mandate to Explore Deal With OiRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Telecom Italia SpA plans to ask for directors' support today to explore a potential transaction between its Brazilian wireless unit Tim Participacoes SA and smaller rival Oi SA, two people familiar with the matter said. At a scheduled board meeting in Rome, Chief Executive Officer Marco Patuano intends to seek a mandate to review Telecom Italia's strategic options in Brazil as consolidation in the market heats up, the people said, asking not to be identified because the deliberations are confidential.

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  15. Eurobites: Telecom Italia Close to Towers SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cable & Wireless & UK spooks; Nokia's traffic jam-buster; Scilly Isles get fibered up. Telecom Italia SpA is close to sealing the deal on the sale of its Brazilian mobile phone towers to American Tower Corp. for around US$1.1 billion, according to a Reuters report .

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  16. Italy - Factors to watch on November 21Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Reuters

    The Italian Treasury said on Thursday it was cancelling some scheduled bond auctions in November and December due to ample cash levels and reduced funding needs. Telecom Italia will likely sell the mobile phone towers of its Brazilian unit to American Tower Corp for almost the full targeted amount of 900 million euros , two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

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  17. Swisscom is "happy owner" of Italy's Fastweb - CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | West Australian

    Swisscom Chief Executive Urs Schaeppi said the group was a happy owner of its Italian broadband unit Fastweb and would continue to invest in the company which sources have said might be up for sale. "It's a constant factor that in Italy there are rumours.

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  18. Telecom Italia still circling MetrowebRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Telecom Italia is thought to have sent an expression of interest to infrastructure investment fund F2i over the acquisition of its stake in Italian fibre network operator Metroweb. A report from Reuters, which cites 'two sources close to the matter', says that TI has not yet indicated what price it would be prepared to pay for the stake.

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  19. 'Different Clouds' Presentation By @CiscoCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | SOA World Magazine

    Speaker Bio: Fabio Gori currently leads World Wide Cloud Marketing as a Director on the Data Center and Cloud Marketing team, covering SP and Enterprise customers across Cisco. He joined Cisco in 2000, coming from Telecom Italia.

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  20. Business-News-Schedule at 1330 GMT /8.30 Am EtRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Reuters

    Halliburton Co will buy Baker Hughes Inc for about $35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth to take on market leader Schlumberger NV as falling oil prices threaten to erode demand. , moved, 425 words) TOKYO - Japan's economy unexpectedly slips into recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call a snap election two years before he has to go to the polls.

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