BT: The vultures circle

9 December 2021

BT is in rude financial health, with strong short- and longer-term prospects arising from inflation-linked price rises next year and the FTTP investment J-curve in the years ahead.

BT’s traditional investors are however understandably sceptical, leading to interest from non-traditional investors and in alternative structures.

Changing the ownership and/or structure of BT involves significant operational, financial, political and pension fund-related issues, making a change of ownership in whole or part no easy panacea.

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