B&B director says Eircom sale is in ‘national interest’

The Babcock and Brown (B&B) director leading the bid to buy Eircom said it would be in the Irish national interest for the Australian investment fund to be allowed to buy and break up the phone company.

18th March, 2006

The Babcock and Brown (B&B) director leading the bid to buy Eircom said it would be in the Irish national interest for the Australian investment fund to be allowed to buy and break up the phone company.

Robert Topfer visited Dublin last week as part of a charm offensive to persuade regulators and government officials to support the B&B deal.

He met members of the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators, which...

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