Reliance Communications + MTN GROUP to enter into exclusive negotiations

India’s leading telecom company Reliance Communications and MTN Group, a leading emerging market telecom operator, have agreed to enter into exclusive negotiations for a period of up to 45 days with respect to a potential combination of their businesses.

The negotiations are currently taking place and a further announcement will be made when appropriate. It is to be noted that there is no certainty either on completion, or the timing of the said proposal. In the meantime, shareholders are advised to exercise caution in their dealings in the companies securities dealings until a further announcement is made.