Bharti-Zain deal – Weak Signals for Airtel

February 15, 2010

Bharti Airtel management confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Zain for buying the African assets of Zain (15 countries excluding Sudan & Morocco) for US$10.7b. Bharti and Zain are likely to be in exclusive talks till March 25, 2010. Bharti’s Zain acquisition is likely to lead to weakness in Bharti’s share price in the short term. Read more