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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Apollo (APO) and Marcelo Claure explore buyout of LatAm telco Millicom (TIGO)

  • January 25, 2023


StockMillicom International Cellular S.A.SymbolTIGO
Date Announced01/25/2023Source Financial Times
TypeUnsolicited BidAcquiring Company/Person Apollo Global Management

According to Financial Times, buyout firm Apollo Global Management (APO) has teamed up with former SoftBank executive Marcelo Claure to explore a takeover of Millicom International Cellular (TIGO) that could value the Latin American telecoms operator at almost $10 billion, including debt.


June 15, 2023: Millicom (TIGO) announces that discussions with Apollo Global Management and Claure Group regarding a potential acquisition of all outstanding shares in Millicom have terminated.


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