Antitrust body delays approval of MTS-TriMob takeover

18 Oct 2016

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has postponed its approval of the proposed acquisition of Ukrtelecom’s mobile unit TriMob by MTS Ukraine, reports BizLiga. The report adds that relevant parties have sent a request to the Committee for the extension of proceedings until 1 December 2016, giving them more time to provide information that may influence the decision on the matter. The reasons for the postponement have not yet been specified.

Ukraine, Ukrtelecom (incl. TriMob), Vodafone Ukraine