Carlyle looks at Taiwan switch

22 Jul 2008

The private equity firm Carlyle Group is considering offloading its 60% stake in Taiwanese cable operator kbro (formerly Eastern Multimedia Co) and acquiring a 21% interest in cellular operator Taiwan Mobile, Dow Jones reports citing local newspaper The Commercial Times. The Fubon Group and Goldman Sachs Group are lined up to take over Carlyle’s interest in kbro, the report says.