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Altice USA Inc (ATUS.N)

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Altice To Sell 49.99 Percent Stake In SFR FTTH For 1.8 Billion Euros
Friday, 30 Nov 2018 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - ALTICE EUROPE NV ::THANKS TO ALTICE FIBRE STRATEGY: SFR WILL DELEVERAGE AND GROW FROM 2019.EUR 3.6 BILLION EQUITY PARTNERSHIP WITH PRESTIGIOUS FRENCH, EUROPEAN AND CANADIAN INSTITUTIONS CREATES LEADING FTTH INFRASTRUCTURE WHOLESALER IN FRANCE.EQUITY PARTNERSHIP BRINGS AN ADDITIONAL EUR 1.8 BILLION OF CASH TO SFR.THROUGH THIS TRANSACTION ALTICE FRANCE AND ALTICE EUROPE WILL FURTHER REDUCE THEIR NET LEVERAGE RATIOS AND SIGNIFICANTLY GROW.TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN H1 2019.ALTICE FRANCE HAS ENTERED INTO AN EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT WITH ALLIANZ CAPITAL PARTNERS AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS - REAL ASSETS, ACTING ON BEHALF OF CLIENTS OMERS INFRASTRUCTURE.SALE OF A MINORITY EQUITY STAKE OF 49.99% IN SFR FTTH FOR A TOTAL CASH CONSIDERATION OF EUR 1.8 BILLION BASED.SFR FTTH WILL DEPLOY FIBRE MASSIVELY IN NEXT 4 YEARS, AT LEAST 1 MILLION HOMES PASSED PER YEAR.  Full Article

Altice Europe Announces Strengthening Of Board
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Altice Europe Nv ::ALTICE EUROPE N.V. ANNOUNCES STRENGTHENING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND EVOLUTION OF GROUP MANAGEMENT.MALO CORBIN IS APPOINTED ALTICE EUROPE CFO.  Full Article

Altice Usa Inc - Unit Entered A 6th Amendment To Credit Agreement
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Altice Europe NV ::ALTICE USA INC - ON OCT 15, UNIT ENTERED INTO A SIXTH AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT - SEC FILING.ALTICE USA INC - SIXTH AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR NEW INCREMENTAL TERM LOAN COMMITMENTS IN AMOUNT OF $1,275 MILLION.  Full Article

Altice Europe N.V. Is Conducting A Strategic Review Of Its Fiber Infrastructure
Wednesday, 3 Oct 2018 

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Altice Europe NV ::ALTICE EUROPE N.V. IS CONDUCTING A STRATEGIC REVIEW OF ITS FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE.ALTICE EUROPE NV - HAS TAKEN NOTE OF RECENT MARKET SPECULATION REGARDING ITS FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE.ALTICE EUROPE NV - HAS UNDERTAKEN A STRATEGIC REVIEW OF FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE TO FURTHER ACCELERATE ITS DEPLOYMENT, EXPLORING FINANCIAL PARTNERSHIPS.ALTICE EUROPE NV - NO FINAL DECISION WITH RESPECT TO ANY STRATEGIC TRANSACTION INVOLVING ITS FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE HAS BEEN TAKEN.  Full Article

Altice USA Intends To Combine Suddenlink, Optimum Businesses Under Single Credit Silo
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Altice Europe NV ::ALTICE USA ANNOUNCES ITS INTENTION TO COMBINE ITS SUDDENLINK (CEQUEL) AND OPTIMUM (CABLEVISION) BUSINESSES UNDER A SINGLE CREDIT SILO.ALTICE USA INC - COMBINATION IS EXPECTED TO BE LEVERAGE NEUTRAL FOR ALTICE USA.ALTICE USA - COMBINATION EXPECTED TO BE EFFECTED MAINLY BY EXCHANGE OF ORIGINAL NOTES INTO NEW CEQUEL SENIOR SECURED AND SENIOR NOTES BY SAME ISSUERS.ALTICE USA - COMBINATION ALSO EXPECTED TO BE EFFECTED MAINLY BY REFINANCING OF EXISTING CEQUEL CREDIT FACILITY WITH PROCEEDS OF NEW TERM LOAN AT CSC HOLDINGS.ALTICE USA INC - UNITS HAVE COMMENCED OFFERS TO EXCHANGE ANY AND ALL OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL NOTES ISSUED BY THEM.ALTICE USA - UNITS TO EXCHANGE UP TO $5.52 BILLION OF NEW NOTES AND IN CASE OF 5.375% SECURED NOTES DUE 2023, 5.500% SECURED NOTES DUE 2026, CASH.  Full Article

Altice Europe Intends To Create One Of The Largest European TowerCos
Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 

June 20 (Reuters) - ALTICE EUROPE NV ::ALTICE EUROPE INTENDS TO CREATE ONE OF THE LARGEST EUROPEAN TOWERCOS.TOTAL CASH CONSIDERATION OF EUR 2.5BN.ALTICE EUROPE DELIVERS ON ITS DELEVERAGING PROGRAM.ALTICE FRANCE AND PT PORTUGAL WILL ENTER INTO 20-YEAR MASTER AGREEMENTS.SALE OF EQUITY STAKES IN THEIR TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER BUSINESSES IN FRANCE AND PORTUGAL.AS PART OF TRANSACTION, ALTICE EUROPE WOULD CREATE ONE OF LARGEST EUROPEAN TOWERCOS, INCLUDING #1 TOWERCO IN FRANCE..TRANSACTIONS WILL STRENGTHEN BOTH ALTICE FRANCE AND PT PORTUGAL TO PURSUE THEIR LONG-TERM INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS.ALTICE FRANCE HAS ENTERED INTO EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT, AND PT PORTUGAL HAS REACHED AGREEMENT REGARDING SALE OF EQUITY STAKES IN TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER BUSINESSES.ALTICE FRANCE HAS ENTERED INTO AN EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT WITH KKR FOR SALE OF 49.99% OF EQUITY IN TO BE FORMED TOWER COMPANY.J.P. MORGAN AND LAZARD ACTED AS FINANCIAL ADVISORS TO ALTICE EUROPE. FRANKLIN, VIEIRA DE ALMEIDA, MAYER BROWN AND ROPES & GRAY ACTED AS LEGAL ADVISOR TO ALTICE EUROPE..FRANCE: ENVISAGED TRANSACTION VALUES SFR TOWERCO AT AN ENTERPRISE VALUE OF EUR 3.6 BILLION,.TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE DURING Q3 2018 AND IS SUBJECT TO EFFECTIVE DE-MERGER AND CUSTOMARY CLOSING CONDITIONS..SFR TOWERCO IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE APPROXIMATELY €250 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL PROCEEDS TO SFR WITHIN THE NEXT 4 YEARS.  Full Article

Altice USA Says Units Issued $1.05 Bln Of 7.500% Senior Notes Due 2028 In A Private Placement
Friday, 6 Apr 2018 

April 6 (Reuters) - Altice USA Inc ::ALTICE USA SAYS UNITS ISSUED $1.05 BLN OF 7.500% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2028 IN A PRIVATE PLACEMENT - SEC FILING.NOTES WILL MATURE ON APRIL 1, 2028..PROCEEDS WITH CASH ON HAND TO BE USED TO REDEEM $1,050 MILLION OF UNITS' 6.375% SENIOR NOTES ISSUED PURSUANT TO INDENTURE DATED OCT 25, 2012.  Full Article

Altice USA Q4 Earnings Per Share $3.06
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Altice Usa Inc ::ALTICE USA REPORTS FULL YEAR AND FOURTH QUARTER 2017 RESULTS.Q4 REVENUE ROSE 2.6 PERCENT TO $2.37 BILLION.REMAINS ON TRACK FOR ANTICIPATED SPIN-OFF FROM ALTICE N.V..‍REMAINS ON TRACK FOR ANTICIPATED SPIN-OFF FROM ALTICE N.V.​.QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.06.ALTICE USA SAW TOTAL UNIQUE RESIDENTIAL B2C CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP NET ADDITIONS OF +6K IN Q4 2017.QTRLY ADVERTISING REVENUE UP 9.9% PRIMARILY DUE TO INCREASE IN DIGITAL ADVERTISING REVENUE AND AN INCREASE IN DATA AND ANALYTICS REVENUE.Q4 REVENUE VIEW $2.37 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY PROGRAMMING COSTS UP 4.7% DUE PRIMARILY TO AN INCREASE IN CONTRACTUAL PROGRAMMING RATES.SEES FY 2018 REVENUE UP 2.5 TO 3 PERCENT.  Full Article

Altice USA Says On Jan 29 Co's Unit Issued $1 Bln Aggregate Principal Amount Of 5.375 pct Senior Guaranteed Notes Due 2028
Friday, 2 Feb 2018 

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Altice USA Inc ::ALTICE USA SAYS ON JAN 29 CO'S UNIT ISSUED $1 BILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 5.375% SENIOR GUARANTEED NOTES DUE 2028 - SEC FILING.ALTICE USA INC - PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO REFINANCE CERTAIN EXISTING INDEBTEDNESS OF ISSUER & CABLEVISION SYSTEMS CORPORATION.ALTICE USA INC - PROCEEDS WILL ALSO BE USED FUND A DIVIDEND OF $1,500.0 MILLION TO CO (THROUGH CABLEVISION).  Full Article

CSC Holdings Announces Pricing Of Senior Guaranteed Notes
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Altice USA Inc ::CSC HOLDINGS, LLC ANNOUNCES PRICING OF SENIOR GUARANTEED NOTES.CSC HOLDINGS - PRICING OF OFFERING OF $1,000.0 MILLION IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SENIOR GUARANTEED NOTES DUE 2028.  Full Article

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Breakingviews - French telco fight will become ménage à trois

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Something must give in France’s telecoms market. Three tycoons and state-backed Orange are bleeding each other dry in a price war: a monthly mobile phone tariff can now cost little more than a pain au chocolat. If billionaire owners like Iliad’s Xavier Niel, Patrick Drahi of Altice and Martin Bouygues can set aside their egos, four will become three in 2019.