Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.L)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£54,942.80|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||26,497.62|
* Repurchase for cash any and all of outstanding listed notes of Nara Cable Funding Limited and of Ono Finance II Plc (together with nara cable, "issuers")
ATHENS, Aug 25 - Here are news stories, press reports and events, which may affect Greek financial markets on Monday:
LONDON, Aug 22 - Britain's Vodafone has agreed to acquire a further 73 percent stake in Greece's broadband and fixed-line telephony provider Hellas Online for 73 million euros ($97 million), to help it better compete in the highly competitive market.
Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (Compiled by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bangalore)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, August 06 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded UK-based telecom group Vodafone Group Plc's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'BBB+' from 'A-'. Fitch has also removed Vodafone from Rating Watch Negative (RWN) and assigned a Stable Outlook to the Long-term IDR. A full list of rating actions is available below. The downgrade is driven by an increase in leverage resulting from the acquisition of 100% of the share capital
* Belgacom and Vodafone's customers will be able to roam on each other's mobile networks
* Offer to purchase outstanding notes of nara cable funding limited and ono finance ii plc
LONDON - Vodafone reported another big quarterly drop in its main revenue measure, as weakness in South Africa and Spain offset stabilization elsewhere in Europe, and said a broader improvement is not expected until later in the year.
LONDON, July 25 - Vodafone received no relief from tough market conditions in the first quarter, with a slowdown in Spain and South Africa resulting in another heavy drop in its key revenue measure.