Dexter Goei


Altice to spin off US operation & reorganise European unit

Netherlands-headquartered telco Altice is to spin off its US operation and restructure its European and pay TV assets in a major reorganisation that saw its share price rise sharply. Company founder Patrick Drahi will take direct control of both European and US operations. Among the changes is a plan to turn Altice’s premium content activities […]

Altice boss steps down

Altice boss Patrick Drahi has stepped down from his role as president of the company in favour of former CEO Dexter Goei ahead of the group’s acquisition of Cablevision in the US. Goei will take over the new US operation as chairman and CEO of Altice USA, in addition to his role as president of […]

Altice-Cablevision deal ‘fully funded’

Altice said that its US$17.7 billion deal to acquire US cable player Cablevision is now “fully funded” after two fund partners agreed to take a US$1 billion stake. Funds advised by BC Partners (BCP) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) agreed to buy 30% of the equity of Cablevision for roughly US$1 billion. The agreement comes […]