May 7, 2020

Bharti Airtel management confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Zain for buying the African assets of Zain (15 countries excluding Sudan. Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom company by subscribers, has tried twice to enter the African market through a merger with MTN of South. Bharti Airtel – Zain Deal Analysis Prepared by Deepali Rai 09FN Parvesh Bansal 09FN Rohit Sharda 09FN Sahil Pabby 09FN 31/12/

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The note is, of course, a measure of caution.

But Zain is in a different league. Inthe company introduced GSM technology in Kuwait, becoming one of the first companies in the region bhrti do so.

Bharti-Zain deal – Weak Signals for Airtel

Also, though Mittal says that no government permissions are necessary in fact, both India and Kuwait have welcomed the dealthe telecom regulators of all the countries will have to approve the takeover. Almost every research house has been critical of the deal.

Log In or sign up to comment. And without serving local customers, finding their feet-on-the-ground, obeying hbarti rule of the land, they are flying for expansion in Africa and other countries! In India, the numbers range from to depending on the operator. Business daily The Economic Times looks at the acquisition along another dimension.

He worked hard to convert a Kuwaiti telecom dael into a global one. It was known at that time as MTC. But new Wharton research provides better insight into the benefits of PE buyouts.


These numbers can be used to paint an optimistic picture or a pessimistic one. Bharti and Zain are likely to be in exclusive talks till March 25, If there is a problem on any of these fronts, it could make the deal look more expensive. The target set for was to be among the top 10 telecom companies in the world with more than million customers. Ziroom is the leader in apartment rental services. I have an Airtel Broadband connection It is an all-cash deal and there is no issue of stock trading.

Finance Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous: However, given Africa is characterized ajrtel low minutes of usage currently; Bharti is likely to transport its low cost model to Africa which has the potential to improve usage significantly.

There can be no assurance that a transaction will be consummated. Can TRAI, after an audit, arrive at a figure of this humongous fraud???.

African Venture: Promises and Pitfalls of Bharti’s Deal with Zain – [email protected]

Last but not the least. Neither of them happened in my case. Seven of the 15 countries reported losses. TRAI is supposed to make an audit of the billing system periodically. For instance, low penetration rates could mean either a huge upside opportunity or lack of demand needing many years of expensive market development.


African Venture: Promises and Pitfalls of Bharti’s Deal with Zain

Further announcements will be made in due course. Bharti could run into integration problems in Africa. How many millions of subscribers have been conveniently duped like this? Was shocked to find after 3 months that they have charged for PC Secure An useless n unknown Antivirus software and Online Desktop storage without any written or verbal confirmation whatsoever from my end.

If valuations are a cause for concern, raising the money is not. With 24 countries and Ravichander gatesandwindows gmail. Although the funding pattern is yet to be worked out, the consensus view is that it will be entirely in debt.

Bharti profit falls 27% on Zain deal – Livemint

Only the Zain board has to give a go ahead, and we have to pay. Absolutely no coordination between them. Many view private equity firms as villainous actors intent on the singular goal of profit. Sign up for the weekly Knowledge Bhartti e-mail newsletter, offering business leaders cutting-edge research and ideas from Wharton faculty and other experts.

When contacted, after so many different versions from diff people, they have waived the charges.