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Articles by Kirstin Ridley
MegaFon Battle Heads to Geneva
11 May 04
Bermuda-based fund IPOC and Alfa, a group controlled by Russian oil and banking tycoon Mikhail Fridman, on Monday took to Geneva a battle over a disputed 25.1 percent stake in Russia's third-largest mobile group, MegaFon.
Cingular Wins AT&TW With $41Bln
18 February 04
U.S. mobile phone operator Cingular Wireless on Tuesday won a battle to take over smaller rival AT&T Wireless after bidding $41 billion in cash and trumping cellphone titan Vodafone.
AT&T Wireless Bids Reported at $38Bln
17 February 04
Investor concerns that Vodafone Group was raising its bid for AT&T Wireless, the struggling U.S. group, to around $38 billion sent shares in the cellphone giant falling 3.7 percent on Monday.
Vodafone Mulls $30Bln AT&T Bid
10 February 04
Cellphone giant Vodafone Group stoked fresh speculation Monday that it was poised to launch a knockout $30 billion-plus bid for U.S. rival AT&T Wireless by reiterating it was considering a takeover.
TeliaSonera 'Committed to Megafon'
14 October 03
TeliaSonera, the Nordic region's largest telecoms operator, said Monday it was fully committed to Russia's third-largest mobile group Megafon, adding majority control may be a long-term possibility.
Megafon Invetors Sue to Block Sale
19 September 03
A Bermuda-based investment fund has started legal action to block the sale of 25.1 percent of Megafon.
Finnish Telecom Sonera Denies It Seeks a Buyer
29 July 00
Mannesmann Bids $33Bln for Orange
22 October 99
Mannesmann Declares Interest in Orange PLC
20 October 99
Vodafone Fuses With Bell Atlantic in U.S.
22 September 99
Telecoms Detail $82Bln Merger
23 April 99
BT, MCI Look Set To Expand to Iberia
15 April 97