Buyout shops will increasingly zero in on telecom and mobile equipment firms as deal targets as...

|By:, SA News Editor

Buyout shops will increasingly zero in on telecom and mobile equipment firms as deal targets as share prices swoon, Silver Lake's Charles Giancarlo tells Bloomberg. Speculated targets include Alcatel-Lucent (ALU +1.2%), seen by some as very cheap after a 50% drop in shares in the past year, and perennial rumor target RIMM.