Mexican telecom company America Movil SAB (AMX, AMX.MX),
controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, is considering acquiring
telecommunications assets in Poland, daily Puls Biznesu reports
Thursday without citing a source.
The company, which is seeking a foothold in the European market,
has already acquired a stake in Royal KPN NV (KKPNY, KPN.AE) of the
Netherlands and in Telekom Autria AG (TKA.VI).
"Carlos Slim is close to entering Poland... through
acquisition," Puls Biznesu reports. "The billionaire is targeting
Hawe and Play."
Hawe SA (HWE.WA) is a Warsaw-listed fiber-optics infrastructure
firm. P4 Sp zoo, also known under the brand "Play", is Poland's
fourth-largest mobile phone operator. The company is owned by
investment funds Novator and Tollerton.
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