Bouygues denies plans to acquire SFR

18 Apr 2018

Bouygues Telecom’s parent company Bouygues Group has issued a statement refuting claims that it is in ‘early talks’ to acquire rival SFR Group from Altice Group in partnership with other investors, including private equity firm CVC Capital Partners. Bouygues said: ‘… like any other market player, Bouygues regularly looks at development possibilities in the telecoms sector. However, there are currently no discussions with any other operator and no assignment has been retained with any counsel whatsoever.’

France, Altice Europe (formerly Altice Group), Altice France (SFR), Bouygues Telecom