June 15, 2015 5:00:47 pm
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communication on Monday said that it is in talks with AFK Sistema to merge the Russian conglomerate’s Indian telecom operations through a cashless stock swap.
“Reliance Communications (RCOM) and AFK Sistema have entered into exclusive discussions on a potential merger between the Indian telecom business of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd (SSTL) and RCOM through a stock swap,” the company said in a statement.
The discussions, it said, are “indicative and non-binding in nature, and remain subject to due diligence, definitive documentation and approvals, as may be necessary.”
Also, there is no certainty that any transaction will result, the statement added.
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