BCE is offering $40 per share, about 45 per cent in cash and 55 per cent in stock
BCE Inc. is planning on expanding westward through a friendly agreement to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. for $3.9 billion.
The agreement will add Manitoba’s largest phone, Internet and wireless company to a Montreal-based telecommunication business that stretches across Canada. If the deal closes, BCE plans to make Winnipeg its new Western Canadian headquarters.
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