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Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon’s chairman and chief executive officer, has made statements which boil down to an interest in buying Vodafone’s sta…

Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon’s chairman and chief executive officer, has made statements which boil down to an interest in buying Vodafone’s stake in their joint mobile carrier. Vodafone has a “put” option which it can use to force Verizon to buy the stake and the details are in the article, but of course it’s next to useless because Vodafone doesn’t want to sell and Verizon does want to buy. Seidenberg said Vodafone shouldn’t worry about the put option, they could work something out…
“I think we need to give Vodafone some room to think through what they want to do,” Seidenberg said. But, he added, “If the opportunity came to be, we would â

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