US$62bn of deals in EMEA so far in 2018


Telecom & Media

  •     3i acquisition of Tampnet (Norway, c.US$500m)
  •     KKR acquisition of Altice towers (France, E2.5bn)
  •     Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, Horizon Equity acquisition of Altice towers (Portugal, E495m)
  •     Enel Fibre capex financing (Italy, E3.5bn)
  •     PAI Partners acquisition of Asmodée (France, E1.2bn)
  •     Telia acquisition of Bonnier (Sweden, US$1bn)
  •     Telia acquisition of TDC Norway, Get (Norway, US$2.6bn)
  •     Monaco Telecom acquisition of MTN Cyprus (Cyprus, E260m)
  •     CPPIB, TCV acquisition of Sportradar stake (Switzerland, E777m)
  •     Hutchison acquisition of Veon’s stake in WindTree (Italy, E2.45bn)
  •     Vodafone acquisition of Liberty assets (Germany/CEE, E18bn)
  •     Antin acquisition of Ufinet (Spain, E1.6bn)
  •     Antin, Goldman Sachs acquisition of CityFibre (UK, £537.8m)
  •     Edizione acquisition of Cellnex stake (Spain, E1.5bn)
  •     Axa acquisition of Data4 (France, c. E600m)
  •     Digital Colony acquisition of Digita (Finland, undisclosed)
  •     EQT acquisition of Broadnet (Norway, c. E900m)
  •     Dentsu acquisition of Perform Group stake (UK, undisclosed)
  •     PPF acquisition of Telenor CEE assets (CEE, E2.8bn)
  •     GTT acquisition of Interoute (UK, £1.9bn)
  •     Macquarie-led consortium acquisition of TDC (Denmark, US$6.6bn)
  •     Deutsche Telekom acquisition of UPC Austria (Austria, E1.9bn)
  •     Informa acquisition of UBM (UK, £4.3bn)


  •     Acquisition of Parking Eye by Macquarie-owned vehicle (UK, £235m)
  •     Orange’s acquisition of Basefarm (Norway, E350m)
  •     Acquisition of Constructionline by Warburg Pincus (UK, £160m)
  •     Sandvik’s acquisition of Metrologic Group (France, E360m)
  •     Ion’s takeover of Fidessa (UK, E1.5bn)
  •     Acquisition of IRIS Software by Hg Saturn Fund and ICG (UK, £1bn)
  •     Sale of Expereo International to Apax France (NL, E320m)
  •     Acquisition of NeoXam by Cathay Capital Private Equity
  •     SkyBet sold to The Stars Group (UK, £720m)
  •     Acquisition of Questel by IK Investment Partners (France, E200m)
  •     Sale of Exclusive Networks to Permira (France, E1.3bn)
  •     Acquisition of Trustly by Nordic Capital (Sweden, E700m)
  •     Temenos’ acquisition of Fidessa (Switzerland, £1.4bn)
  •     Acquisition of Verivox by ProSiebenSat.1 (Germany, E530m)
  •     Cinven’s takeover of Northgate Public Services (UK, £475m)
  •     Acquisition of Maincare Solutions by Montagu (Germany, E300m)
  •     Acquisition of Star2Star by Blueface (Ireland, US$500m)
  •     Apple’s acquisition of Shazam (UK, US$400m)
  •     Acquisition of PARSHIP ELITE Group by ProSiebenSat.1 (Germany, E440m)
  •     Acquisition of Servelec Group by Montagu Private Equity (UK, £224m)


Telecom & Media

  •     Remgro acquisition of Vumatel stake (South Africa, undisclosed)
  •     Telecom Egypt acquisition of MENA subsea cable (Egypt, US$90m)
  •     Opera acquisition of Paycom (Nigeria, undisclosed)
  •     ATC acquisition of Telkom Kenya towers (Kenya, undisclosed)
  •     Sow-Niel-Hiridjee consortium acquistion of Tigo Senegal (Senegal, US$129m)
  •     Yahsat acquisition of Thuraya (UAE, undisclosed)
  •     Orange capex financing (Egypt, US$396.7m)
  •     Teleology acquisition of 9Mobile (Nigeria, c.US$500m)
  • acquisition of 10bis (Israel, E135m)
  •     Facebook acquisition of Redkix (Israel, E100m)


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