Nov 25, 2019 3:30 PM CET
Stockholm – The Croatian Competition Agency has today announced its decision to initiate a Phase II investigation into Tele2 AB’s (“Tele2”) (Nasdaq Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) divestment of Tele2 Croatia to United Group. Expected timing for closing is H1 2020, subject to regulatory approval.
Tele2 will continue to support United Group in its dialogue with the Croatian Competition Agency to obtain clearance. A decision from the agency is expected in H1 2020.
Tele2 announced the sale of the Croatian business to United Group on May 31 2019. As part of United Group’s family of telecom and media companies, Tele2 Croatia can create even greater value for customers going forward.
For more information, please contact:
Joel Ibson, Head of Corporate Communications, Phone: +46 766 26 44 00
Marcus Lindberg, Head of Investor Relations, Phone: +46 73 439 25 40
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