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Eutelsat bid “raises all boats”

Eutelsat shareholders had a prosperous day on September 30th when the company’s share price rose dramatically by an initial 15.6 per cent (to €11.97), just below Patrick Drahi’s reported €12 bid. Eutelsat confirmed receipt of the bid, and rejected the approach. This suggests either Drahi doesn’t have the backing of state-backed BPI or else – […]

October 1, 2021

Technicolor refinances debts

Technicolor has reached an agreement with lenders to restructure itself and provide the company with some €420 million in a new financial structure. The plan is due to be endorsed on July 20th at an extraordinary general meeting. The new lenders include Bain Capital, Alcentra and BpiFrance Participations and the scheme calls for debt equalisation […]

June 24, 2020By Chris Forrester