Wednesday June 3, 2020

The Digicel flotation: O’Brien’s masterstroke?

Launching Digicel on the New York Stock Exchange could see Denis O’Brien’s telco valued at up to $10 billion

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

28th June, 2015
Denis O’Brien in Haiti, in the wake of the 2010 earthquake that devastated the Caribbean island

He is already Ireland’s richest man. By far. Yet by the end of the year Denis O’Brien’s fortune may swell even further following the listing of his Caribbean mobile phone empire Digicel on the New York Stock Exchange.

Last Friday, Digicel began the long march towards the flotation of the 15-year-old company with the registration of a 296-page document with the US market regulator, the Securities & Exchange Commission...

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