Vodafone India completes the sale of its standalone tower business in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for € 478 million

LONDON, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to the announcement dated 13 November 2017, Vodafone India has completed the sale of its standalone tower business in India[1] to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC”) for an enterprise value of INR 38.5 billion (€ 478 million).[2]

In the Vodafone India / Idea merger announcement of 20 March 2017, both parties announced their intention to sell their individual standalone tower businesses to strengthen the combined financial position of the merged entity. The merger is expected to complete in the first half of the current calendar year.

Completion of Idea’s sale of its standalone tower business to ATC is also expected in the first half of this calendar year.

[1] Vodafone India’s standalone tower businesses were sold by Vodafone Mobile Services Limited and Vodafone India Limited

[2]  Subject to customary closing adjustments. Based on INR/€ FX rate of 80.62

 

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