Merger

Axiata, Telenor, Digi ink agreements for proposed Celcom-Digi merger
The companies have successfully concluded the due-diligence exercise required for the proposed merger of two of Malaysia’s largest telcos.
Awake Asia Merges with ADA to create integrated e-Commerce service across 10 countries
Brings integrated brand, media, eCommerce services to South & Southeast Asia Merged eCommerce practice taps into US$100bil opportunity across Southeast Asia ADA launches the region’s first integrated e-Commerce practice through a merger with Awake Asia, a regional e-Commerce enabler operating in six countries in Southeast Asia.
Digi appoints Otto Risbakk as Chief Financial Officer
Comes from Telenor Denmark, has deep track record in Telenor Group Adds new dimension to management team, drive next phase of Digi’s journey
Will Khairy Jamaluddin have Dzuleira’s back?
Malaysian Science, Technology, Innovation minister puts his faith in Dzuleira Abu Bakar Must back her up to the hilt, 24x7 as she tackles biggest challenge of her career
AmInvestment Bank: What to expect from the Celcom-Digi merger
IT HAS happened.
Axiata, Telenor confirm they are in advanced discussions to merge Celcom and Digi
Both parties to have equal ownership, bring together both operations’ combined scale, competencies and finances
Online classifieds space in SEA sees merger between top two players, Carousell and Telenor owned 701Search
Carousell valued at US$850m with Telenor Group largest minority shareholder Combined businesses will report into Carousell chief executive Quek Siu Rui
Telco Deep Dive 2019: Did fear kill Axiata, Telenor merger bid?
Did fear that Celcom's talent pool and its predominantly bumiputera vendors would not be able to level up their game in a merged Celcom-Digi entity cause Daim Zainuddin to kill the merger?
Telco Deep Dive 2019: Axiata-Telenor mega merger called off, fails to hurdle complexities
Points to complexities of proposed transaction as getting in way of closing deal Acknowledge strategic rationale of merger, do not rule out future deal
Axiata and Telenor mega merger reinforces the need for scale for smart telcos
A trend to market consolidation is evident in most Asian markets driven by tougher price competition and slowing subscriber growth.
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