Macquarie completes acquisition of KCOM

Private equity outfit Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has, via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6, completed the acquisition of Hull telco and broadband service provider KCOM for £627 million. KCOM’s board recommended the sale of the company to the Macquarie fund in July after a competitive auction process. The company delisted from the London […]

Report: Virgin Media eyes regional UK operator KCOM

Virgin Media is reportedly considering a bid for Hull and East Riding-based UK broadband provider, KCOM. According to a Telegraph report, which cites multiple unnamed sources, Virgin is exploring whether to acquire KCOM’s 200,000 fibre broadband lines to accelerate its network expansion. The report claims that Liberty Global-owned Virgin is at an early stage with its […]