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Breakingviews: Vodafone needs good Verizon deal

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 04:50

Aug. 29 - Vodafone confirms talks with Verizon - a $130 bln deal could be just days away. The UK telco boss must now secure a good deal, says Breakingviews' Chris Hughes.

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So Vodafone needs to deliver on its Verizon makes sense says side -- is breaking news Chris Hughes is the emea addicts -- joins in the studio. You say that. Victoria Colorado will be forgiven if if he fails to secure a good deal was good. Well look the prize winning journalist. Well that there's there's those that Seacrest incidents. Getting out actually the -- the delivery of government this has been this question of how. But very different resolve. It's US strategy has been -- that these entitled -- him for a long time that the but actually securing a -- it's been very Holland the achieve. What you want him and delegates without -- is is the terms of price. And the mix all cash and -- for the prices being that's being reported on and that's been -- is. Higher than we previously seen so it looks as though we -- that the tells a very sketchy and we don't have a DeLia let's be let's declare. That they possibly. Verizon's opens in response to -- -- -- -- like there hasn't sorting out finance. About busted that is what history of cricket -- -- -- these talks which is and Vodafone has confirmed the tools. I -- somehow these things got out and break from -- press was soft talk about I don't know his -- had thermal from a looks. Say the market is really. Treated by this and clearly thinks that something happened and if that doesn't happen now off to was part of all the veterans -- -- now confirmed that its its gonna pretty about. -- They do law I mean that this has talked about earlier this year has been told -- 100 billion was an initial figure out the but I defend our beliefs and was not enough right. Well -- it event has been -- both of them both of them the low end. And assessments for this. Depending on what multiple. Typically one to apply. To overall as long as you can get up -- -- little north of hundred. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Eritrea I think you're looking at some pretty good value there is a -- -- there is. Curious tax treatment capital gains tax treatment and a as golf build the world divided over whether this is manageable and cause more. Or potentially deal breaker. One assumes if we get in the stage rivers and most of them talks. Some way this has been at least at least minimize if not -- attributed to its members and 1010 billion -- a vessel printed in an instant answers so it's it's it's in that is -- -- -- clearly give me. To determine the actual. And -- all. Would that offend you -- -- -- you know -- -- whatever they handed -- we'll have a legitimate don't want my question -- and I'm one of the -- -- -- are they going to count of shopping -- the could that be. -- an America without them by. Has been very and solve this of been pretty political. Been in challenging. I differently police were recently when. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- By defense is gonna apparently. As I have a two and that -- -- in the Wilson quite as is some buses to fool but. Generally by defined as the Byron emanated doesn't. A great -- -- -- -- themselves from the very keen. To see that if America must metropolis that is strategic is that it very difficult place -- China needs the policy gripe. So it's hard to see how I mean your favorite was the victim that high -- he's so that's what you go -- unit. This is why they'll still the -- this is why that the couple points fund feel is happening now the the it may be that you see an element of Catherine and so on and and I. -- in that -- that the that the Christmas boy it's gonna be the relationship between Verizon and at liberty label. It's. Than this that. Onto my consolidation happening all over the world and in telecoms and cable after feisty when I played for is gonna fits into that book. All right Chris many thanks met Chris Hughes. For more generous heading inside what's our US bringing you show every day twelve foot east in 1730 bsc and -- problems -- crisis.

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Breakingviews: Vodafone needs good Verizon deal

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 04:50