How Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Services network can assist you
Telecommunications operators are facing a rapidly transforming business model. Competition from technology companies is creating fierce challenges over the ownership of customers and service innovation, and pricing pressures and network capacity are intensifying scrutiny on return on investment. Additionally, regulatory pressures and shareholder expectations require agility and cost efficiency. If you are facing these challenges, we can provide an industry-based perspective to addressing your assurance, advisory, transaction and tax needs.
Ernst & Young is the leading provider of professional services to the telecommunications sector. Our global telecoms Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) network provides deep industry insight and transactional capability, along with the resources to execute complex cross border transactions.
With the strength of our global TAS network, and an established track record of complex transactions, Ernst & Young can:
Assist you to understand your business needs in greater detail.
Identify opportunities for inorganic growth that fulfil your business objectives.
Introduce you to target stakeholders via our well established relationships.
Provide an end-to-end service offering across all of your transaction needs, with a single advisor providing efficiencies and allowing seamless continuity of service.
Execute a deal utilising our extensive experience in providing lead advisory and TAS services across fixed line and wireless operators
Our Global Telecommunications Center is a virtual hub that brings together people, cultures and leading ideas from across the world, to help you address your global, regional and local challenges. These may include next-generation services and product profitability, customer lifecycles and revenue assurance, working capital management, risk, regulatory strategies and compliance, potential cost reductions, mergers and acquisitions, financial and operational improvements, accounting and tax strategies. Whatever your need, we can help you improve the performance of your business.
Learn more about our approaches and services by visiting our website: www.ey.com/telecommunications
Analysys Mason www.analysysmason.com is a global specialist in telecoms, media and technology (TMT). Our consultants work with clients across TMT sectors around the world and help shape their understanding of the future so they can thrive in demanding market conditions. We never forget that the point of consultancy is to make a tangible difference to our clients' businesses and as such we have developed rigorous methodologies that deliver real-world results. In terms of our research, many of the world's leading network operators, vendors, regulators and investors subscribe to our research programmes and rely on our insight to inform their decision making. Clients also have the opportunity to engage one-to-one with our subject-matter experts for tailored advice on critical business issues.
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Telefónica UK: advising on its ground breaking network sharing collaboration with Vodafone. A new 50/50 joint venture company was created through the consolidation of both Telefónica UK and Vodafone UK’s existing basic network infrastructure including towers and masts, which will be transferred to the joint venture or decommissioned over time
STV Group: advising on the successful settlement of its long-running dispute with ITV in the UK ending with agreement on the basis of a new working relationship going forward and on the suite of new Channel 3 networking arrangements
Cable & Wireless Worldwide: advising on its approx. £1 billion takeover by Vodafone including prior regulatory approvals in the EU and Singapore
BHP Billiton: advising on its business-critical 1SAP Program which is a key strategic initiative within BHP Billiton through which it will standardise its business processes globally and embed them into a single SAP system
AUSTAR: advising the largest subscription television operator in regional and rural Australia, on its A$2billion takeover by Foxtel. This involved a highly complex structure to effect the acquisition by means of a scheme of arrangement
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Created in 1988, InfoCom is a market research and consultancy company with 20 years experience in providing expert strategic planning assistance to stakeholders in the telecommunications, IT and multimedia industries.
Through customised consultancy services as well as multi-client products (Teleseeq product line) InfoCom’s clients benefit from the synergy between two spheres of activity — strategic studies and engineering. InfoCom’s activities span therefore financial, marketing, regulatory and technical aspects. InfoCom’s independent and fact-based perspective provides decision makers with an authoritative analysis of market dynamics, trends and opportunities in their key markets.
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