Digicel moves closer to upgrade with asset sale

Digicel moves closer to upgrade with asset sale

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Caribbean telecommunications company Digicel could receive a ratings upgrade as a result of an agreement to sell its subsidiary Digicel Pacific to Australia's Telstra, Moody's said in a report on Wednesday. Digicel announced earlier in the week that it had reached a deal to sell its business in the South Pacific for $1.85 billion, including a $250 million earn-out payment if Digicel Pacific meets revenues targets from 2022 to 2024.  The Jamaica-based mobile phone carrier will use $1.4 billion in

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