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EU: Vodafone said to discuss merger with Liberty

 |  June 4, 2015

Vodafone Group Plc and Liberty Global Plc are discussing a range of potential transactions, including an outright merger, amid consolidation in the telecommunications industry Bloomberg reported.

The talks are informal and at a very early stage, and an agreement may not be reached because of the complexity of the proposed transactions and regulatory concerns, said the people, asking not to be identified. A merger of the two companies would be one of the largest deals ever based on enterprise value, with Liberty Global currently at about $89 billion and Vodafone closer to $141 billion.

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