Vodafone: Proposed Merger of Vodafone Malta, Melita Terminated

By Oliver Griffin Features Dow Jones Newswires

Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN) said Friday that the proposed merger between Vodafone Malta and Melita Ltd, a Malta-based telecommunications company, has been terminated.

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Vodafone said that the proposed merger, which it and Melita owners Apax Partners Midmarket SAS and Fortino Capital announced in May, was terminated after it became clear that the involved parties were unable to satisfy the requirements of the Maltese Competition Authority.

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December 08, 2017 02:26 ET (07:26 GMT)