Altice in Exclusive Talks to Buy Portugal Telecom
LUXEMBOURG -- Altice (Euronext: ATC) announces that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Oi to agree the purchase of the Portuguese assets of Portugal Telecom.
Altice's fully financed, binding offer values Portugal Telecom at an enterprise value of €7.4bn on a cash and debt-free free basis which includes €500m consideration related to the future revenue generation of Portugal Telecom.
The transaction, net of financial debt, accrued post-retirement liabilities and other purchase price adjustments will be financed by new debt and existing cash from Altice.
Should a final agreement be entered in to, the transaction will require corporate approvals and will be subject to standard regulatory approvals for a transaction of this nature.