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2012, 9:12 AM
KKR is reportedly in early stage talks to buy U.K. mobile operator Everything Everywhere from...
KKR is reportedly in early stage talks to buy U.K. mobile operator Everything Everywhere from France Telecom (FTE) and Deutsche Telekom (DTEGF.PK) for £8B. Leading KKR's team is former Everything Everywhere boss Tom Alexander. "Preposterous," a banker tells Reuters. Alexander tried to get P-E firms interested six months ago but had no joy, and "financing markets are even worse right now."