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Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (VOD.L)

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  • Financial Times

    Vodafone: Three UK deal would impede necessary restructuring

    Vodafone’s knotty structure already bamboozles investors. Some of them want the UK mobile operator to simplify its sprawling empire. Vodafone’s proposed tie-up with rival Three UK runs counter to that aim.

  • The Telegraph

    Vodafone merger talks with Chinese-owned rival trigger alarm over undersea cables

    Vodafone is preparing the biggest test yet of takeover laws meant to protect national security with plans to merge its British operation - including its sensitive undersea cables - with a Chinese-owned rival.

  • Financial Times

    Vodafone and Three in talks to create UK’s biggest mobile operator

    Vodafone has confirmed it is in talks with CK Hutchison, owner of rival telecoms group Three, to combine their UK businesses and create the biggest mobile operator in the country. In a statement on Monday, Vodafone said it would own 51 per cent of the combined business and Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison 49 per cent. Vodafone UK and Three UK are at present the third and fourth largest mobile operators in Britain. “As [regulator] Ofcom has identified, some operators in the UK — Vodafone UK and Three UK — lack the necessary scale to earn their cost of capital,” the statement said.