O2 CZ/CETIN and T-Mobile CZ is now under investigation by the European Commission on Tuesday. European Commission is to investigate whether the mobile telecoms network-sharing deal between the two major telecommunications company restricts competition in the Czech Republic.
Five Czech banks have expressed interest in bidding for Citigroup's retail operations in the Czech Republic, newspaper E15 reported on Monday, without citing its sources.
Germany's largest utility E.ON AG has agreed to sell its Italian gas- and coal-fired power plants to Czech energy company EPH, ridding itself of unwanted assets from an acquisition spree in 2007.
Prague, Czech Republic-based social media analytics firm Socialbakers scored $26 million in a Series C funding round led by Index Ventures to grow its workforce from 300 to 400 members.
Leuven, Belgium-based 3D printing firm Materialise acquired Poland-based prototyping company e-Prototypy for an undisclosed amount to further consolidate the 3D printing industry in Central Europe.
Munich, Germany-based secondhand clothes marketplace Vinted landed $27 million in a Series B funding round led by Insight Venture Partners and Accel Partners for its expansion to the US.
Hamburg, Germany-based credit and loans startup Kreditech bagged $15 million in debt funding from Kreos Capital to finance consumer lending and expansion in Europe, Oceania, and Latin America.
Brno, Czech Republic-based low-cost flights booking engine Skypicker.com secured a $500,000 investment from Touzimsky Airlines and also acquired metasearch engine WhichAirline.com for an undisclosed sum.
CEZ Group, a utility conglomerate based in Prague, could ink a $10 billion deal to expand the Temelin nuclear power plant some time in the second quarter of 2015. CEZ is in talks with US' Westinghouse and a consortium that includes Russia's Atomstroyexport, according to a Reuters report.
ARX Equity Partners, a private equity firm based in Czech Republic, has sold its controlling stake in film extruder Ergis-Eurofilms SA. Ergis claims to be the largest film extrusion group in the country.
Anonymous sources revealed the near completion status of the deal between Telefonica SA and PPF Group NV for the largest phone company in the Czech Republic.
PPF Group, a Czech investment group, had discussed with Telefonica regarding a possible acquisition deal for the Spanish telecoms' unit in Czech Republic.
Petr Kellner is seeking to purchase the Czech republic's unit of Telefonica SA.
Slovakia would sell 800Mhz, 1,800Mhz and 2,600Mhz bandwidths which was expected to result to a new operator in the country.