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Equity-I seeking to acquire GSM and CDMA licenses in the next 12-24 months

Private equity house Equity-I is said to be actively seeking GSM and CDMA African licenses. “We are currently looking at seven opportunities and will be entering into exclusive due diligence periods over the next few months”, the source was quoted as saying. Equity-I is also understood to be in late negotiations on a sub-sahara telecom [...]

By | 2017-06-20T09:33:40+00:00 July 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orascom Telecom announces that its offer to buy Telecom Italia’s stake in Brasil Telecom has expired

Cairo, June 14th, 2007: Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“Orascom Telecom”) confirms that it is no longer pursuing discussion to acquire the stake held by Telecom Italia in Brasil Telecom Participacoes SA. Orascom Telecom’s original interest was in line with its declared focus on emerging countries offering large markets with untapped demand and high growth potential, [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:44:00+00:00 June 14th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Alumina Completes Joint Venture Agreements

TORONTO, ON - May 21, 2007 - Global Alumina Corporation (the "Company") (TSX: GLA.U) announced today that the Company, Global Alumina International, Ltd. ("GAI"), and Guinea Alumina Corporation, Ltd. ("Guinea BVI"), and The Broken Hill Proprietary Company Pty Limited ("BHP Billiton"), Dubai Aluminum Company Limited and Mubadala Development Company PJSC have completed the transaction contemplated [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:13:44+00:00 May 21st, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Alumina Releases First Quarter 2007 Results

TORONTO, ON - May 7, 2007 - Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a company developing an alumina refinery located in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Sangar&eactute;di Refinery Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three-month period ending March 31, 2007.  The text of the [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:17:13+00:00 May 7th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Alumina strikes US$260 million joint venture deal in Guinea

WINDHOEK - Global Alumina Corporation's (TSX: GLA.U) subsidiary, Global Alumina International Ltd (GAI), will receive US$260 million for a two-thirds stake in its alumina refinery project under development in the Republic of Guinea after sealing a joint venture deal with three international companies, according to an announcement late Monday that came as the company reported [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:19:41+00:00 March 27th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Alumina announces approval of joint venture agreements

TORONTO, March 26 /CNW/ - Global Alumina Corporation (the "Company") (TSX: GLA.U) today announced that it has approved agreements to form a joint venture to develop and operate the Company's alumina refinery project in the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"). The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Global Alumina International Ltd. ("GAI"), will sell a two-thirds [...]

By | 2017-06-20T09:39:31+00:00 March 26th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Alumina Announces Status of Joint Venture Negotiations

In its press release dated January 12, 2007, Global Alumina Corporation (the "Company") (TSX: GLA.U) announced an extension to February 15, 2007 of the negotiations to form the joint venture to develop and operate the Company's alumina refinery project in the Republic of Guinea (the "Project") with the BHP Billiton group (“BHPB”), Dubai Aluminium Company [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:05:43+00:00 February 7th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orascom Telecom Holding Completes US$750 million Bond Offering

Cairo,: Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“OTH” or “Orascom Telecom”) today announced that it has successfully priced and placed US$750 million of Senior Notes due 2014 (the “Notes”). The transaction was increased from US$500 million due to favorable pricing and very strong investor demand. The offering is a milestone for Orascom Telecom, for Egyptian corporate issuers and for [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:48:21+00:00 February 4th, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orascom Telecom’s Iraqi Mobile Operation

Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“Orascom Telecom”) announced today that it has been granted a further three month extension to its 100% owned Iraqi GSM operation, Iraqna. Iraqna is the leading telecommunications operator in Iraq in terms of subscribers, revenue, and network coverage and has been the leading force in the development of Iraq’s telecommunications market [...]

By | 2017-06-20T10:53:30+00:00 January 2nd, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unison and Equity-i Announce New Web Pact

Unison and Equity-I, a leading private equity investment firm based in Dubai, UAE and focusing on that region, Asia and Europe, have today announced the launch of an enhanced Web presence for Equity-i. The deal, which includes implementation of Fuseon®-Unison's proprietary content management system (CMS)-design services, Flash programming and, eventually, a client extranet, has already [...]

By | 2017-06-20T11:07:33+00:00 December 17th, 2006|Uncategorized|0 Comments