Vodafone Weighing Takeover of Malone’s Liberty Global
With quite a bit of a shock going through the market regarding the Telefónica/BT deal, it didn’t take Vittorio Collao long to have a similarly heavy deal on the table. Vodafone seems to be weighing takeover of Liberty Global according to Bloomberg:
“Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) is exploring a combination with John Malone’s Liberty Global Plc (LBTYA) that would create Europe’s largest phone, Internet and TV company, worth more than $130 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.”
At least, the shares of vodafone won 2.9% on the London stock exchange after these rumours were hitting the streets, not too bad a start for a year-end KPI rallye.