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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But the Zain corporate culture is imbued with his go-getting style. It was known at that time as MTC.

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

Inthe company introduced GSM technology in Kuwait, becoming one of the first companies in the region to do so. Everyone seems to agree that Zain is a good target for acquisition, but is it worth airrel price Bharti is paying? But Zain is in a different league. MTN is a major competitor in most of the markets. Mittal says his team is working out the details of various funding options.

Additional Reading Management Finding the Virtue in Private Equity Firms Many view private equity firms as villainous actors intent on the singular goal of profit. We are also very happy that the Indian business model, that is the talk of the world, is now going global. With 24 countries and He worked hard to convert a Kuwaiti telecom operator into a global one. Besides, some operations are showing losses because of mismanagement.


Zain has 42 million subscribers in Africa September while Bharti has There may also be synergies in terms of network equipment procurement, transfer of best practices from Indian mobile market.

Finance Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous: 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 sirtel have to approve the takeover. There can be no assurance that a transaction will be consummated. Yet the proposed deal has given rise to misgivings. A few days before the Bharti deal annalysis announced, Al Barrak announced his resignation, which was promptly accepted.

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All Africans may not behave like we Indians, Mr. When annalysis, after so many different versions from diff people, they have waived the charges. Bharti and Zain are likely to be in exclusive talks till March 25, Further announcements will be made in due course.

The principal issue is one of valuations.

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Ziroom is the leader in apartment rental services. What about other operators?? As is the case with every merger, cultural factors will influence how the two companies will integrate their operations.


Low ARPUs could imply poor revenue streams or future growth potential. Over time, high minutes of traffic can be anaysis with lower dilution in ARPU. Seven of airteo 15 countries reported losses. And without serving local customers, finding their feet-on-the-ground, obeying the rule of the land, they are flying for expansion in Africa and other countries!

Neither of them happened in my case.

Almost every research house has been critical of the deal. The note is, of course, a measure of caution. All calculations have been made and there is no issue over which we need to fret. If valuations are a cause for concern, raising the money is not.

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

Other issues, too, could impact valuations. There is an ownership issue with the Zain Nigerian unit. TRAI is supposed to make an audit of the billing system periodically.

Business daily The Economic Times looks at the acquisition along another dimension. Ravichander gatesandwindows gmail. The Bharti-Zain deal is also likely to usher in a year of mergers and acquisitions for India Inc. Where is the Bottom for Analysjs Sell Off?