July 18, 2024


The Internet Generation

TPG shareholders approve $15bn merger with Vodafone – Telco/ISP

TPG shareholders have voted in favour of a $fifteen billion merger with Vodafone Hutchison Australia, with a court docket listening to the only detail now concerning the two telcos coming jointly.

VHA mentioned TPG’s shareholders “voted in favour of the scheme of arrangement to merge the two companies” and also to “change the enterprise name from TPG Telecom Constrained to TPG Company Constrained.”

TPG mentioned in a financial filing that ninety nine.ninety nine p.c of shareholders current voted in favour of the merger.

“Today is a significant milestone in the merger process and subject matter to ultimate court docket approval, we will be bringing VHA and TPG jointly in two-and-a-fifty percent months,” VHA main govt officer Iñaki Berroeta mentioned in a assertion.

“The merger will develop a main full-assistance telecommunications supplier which will be nicely-positioned to generate more powerful level of competition in the current market and produce positive aspects to customers and shareholders.”

Courtroom orders will now be sought at a listening to scheduled for Friday June 26 at the Supreme Courtroom of NSW.

Approval then would pave the way for the merger to be helpful from June 29, together with the name change and suspension of TPG shares from investing below the code TPM.

The newly-merged TPG would trade below the ASX code ‘TPG’ from Tuesday June 30.

It would be “a property of brand names showcasing Vodafone, TPG, iiNet, Lebara, AAPT and Internode”.