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Saudi company invests 1.2 billion euros in Bulgaria

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Saudi telecommunications company "Tawal" is in the process of buying 100% of the passive infrastructure of BTC's mobile networks, which are owned by United Group. This became clear after a meeting between Minister of Economy and Industry Nikola Stoyanov and Mohammed Al-Hakbani, CEO of "Tawal". The company is a subsidiary of the Saudi Telecom Company (STC). This would be the largest Saudi investment in Bulgaria totaling about 1.2 billion euros, the ministry announced.

On April 20, Tawal and United Group signed an agreement for acquisition of BTC's passive infrastructure, with United Group selling 100% of its passive mobile network infrastructure in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia to Tawal. 60% of the acquired assets under the deal are in Bulgaria.

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