Department for Trade & Industry

UK govt to probe Altice BT stake on national security grounds

UK business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has called in Altice’s acquisition of an additional 6% stake in BT at the end of last year for a full national security assessment. The Department of Trade and Industry cited the government’s “powers under the National Security and Investment Act 2021 to scrutinise and- if necessary – intervene in […]