CVC targets $11.5 bn enterprise business of Telecom Italia

CVC Capital Partners has submitted a non-binding expression of interest for buying up to 49 percent stake in enterprise business of Telecom Italia (TIM), Reuters news report said.
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The enterprise business of TIM includes cloud, internet of things (IoT) cybersecurity and connectivity services focused on large corporate clients.

Broker Bestinver has pegged a valuation of 10.5 billion euros ($11.5 billion) on the business, based on core earnings of between 730-760 million euros last year.

The newly-created entity under CVC proposal would employ some 6,500 people in Italy out of a total of around 42,000 for TIM in the country.