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2012

4G auction in Czechia

2012

PPF aiming to establish 4th mobile operator in Czechia

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2013

Acquisition from Telefónica

November

2013

PPF agrees with Telefónica Spain to acquire 66% in Telefónica O2 Czech Republic (incl. fully owned subsidiary in Slovakia)

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2014

O2 acquisition completed

January

2014

O2 Czech Republic and O2 Slovakia acquisition completed

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2015

CETIN Czechia established

June

2015

Structural separation of O2 Czech Republic; CETIN incorporated

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2016

Investment grade Moody's

July

2016

CETIN obtains Baa2 rating from Moody's

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Investment grade Fitch

October

2016

CETIN obtains BBB rating from FitchRatings

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CETIN Eurobonds

November

2016

CETIN Czechia issues EUR 910m Eurobonds

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2018

Acquisition from Telenor

March

2018

Agreements signed between Telenor Group and PPF on acquisition of Telenor CEE Group

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Telenor acquisition completed

July

2018

Acquisition of Telenor operators in Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro completed

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2019

Crossover rating from S&P, Moody's and Fitch, Eurobonds issued

March

2019

PPF Arena 1 obtains crossover rating (Ba1/BB+/BBB-) from all three major rating agencies and issues EUR 550m 2026 Eurobonds

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Eurobonds issued

November

2019

PPF Arena 1 issues EUR 500m 2025 Eurobonds, later tapped by additional EUR 100m

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2020

PPF Telecom Group

February

2020

PPF Arena 1 changes its name to PPF Telecom Group

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Eurobonds issued

May

2020

PPF Telecom Group issues EUR 500m 2024 Eurobonds, later tapped by additional EUR 100m

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CETIN Group established

July

2020

Structural separation of Telenor CEE retail operators and CETIN wholesale network owners in Bulgaria, Hungary and Serbia, forming CETIN Group

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Eurobonds issued

September

2020

PPF Telecom Group issues EUR 500m 2027 Eurobonds

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2021

Investment grade from Moody's and Fitch

September

2021

New financing obtained at CETIN Group level. CETIN Group obtains investment grade rating from FitchRatings and Moody's (BBB/Baa2) 

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CETIN Group minority investor

October

2021

PPF Telecom Group agrees to sell 30% stake in CETIN Group to GIC, Singapore

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Telenor Montenegro divested

December

2021

Telenor Montenegro sold to 4iG, Hungary

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2022

CETIN Group minority stake sold

March

2022

PPF Telecom Group sold 30% stake in CETIN Group to GIC, Singapore, having received all regulatory approvals

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CETIN Group issued Eurobonds

April

2022

CETIN Group issues EUR 500m 2027 Eurobonds

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O2 Slovakia structural separation

June

2022

O2 Slovakia spun off a wholesale network owner O2 Networks

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