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MOBILE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Telecom Services
vodafone.com

Investments

12

Portfolio Exits

14

Partners & Customers

10

About Vodafone Group

Vodafone Group (LSE: VOD) (NASDAQ: VOD) is a mobile communications company. It offers connectivity and technology services that include mobile network and connections, cables, broadband, and television services. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Newbury, U.K.

Headquarters Location

Vodafone House The Connection

Newbury, England, RG14 2FN,

United Kingdom

+44 7899797125

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Vodafone Group in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Oct 25, 2023.

Latest Vodafone Group News

VODAFONE : JP Morgan reiterates its Neutral rating

Feb 22, 2024

Vodafone Group Plc is one the world's largest mobile telephone operator. The activity is organized into two sectors: - mobile telecommunication services; - fixed telecommunication services: fixed-line telephony and Internet access services. Net sales (including intragroup) break down geographically as follows: the United Kingdom (16.1%), Germany (31%), Italy (11.4%), Spain (9.2%), Europe (13.6%) and other (18.7%). Sector

Vodafone Group Investments

12 Investments

Vodafone Group has made 12 investments. Their latest investment was in AST SpaceMobile as part of their Corporate Minority - P2P on January 18, 2024.

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Vodafone Group Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/18/2024

Corporate Minority - P2P

AST SpaceMobile

$155M

No

2

6/3/2021

Corporate Minority

Future Generation Systems

Yes

2

4/7/2021

PIPE

AST SpaceMobile

$230M

No

1

3/3/2020

Series B - II

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$99M

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10

3/31/2017

Seed - III

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10

Date

1/18/2024

6/3/2021

4/7/2021

3/3/2020

3/31/2017

Round

Corporate Minority - P2P

Corporate Minority

PIPE

Series B - II

Seed - III

Company

AST SpaceMobile

Future Generation Systems

AST SpaceMobile

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Amount

$155M

$230M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

1

10

10

Vodafone Group Portfolio Exits

14 Portfolio Exits

Vodafone Group has 14 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Vodafone - Spain Business on October 31, 2023.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

10/31/2023

Divestiture

Vodafone - Spain Business

$99M

2

8/22/2022

Divestiture

Vodafone - Hungary Business

$99M

7

7/29/2022

Divestiture

Vodafone - Ghana

$99M

1

4/6/2021

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

5/4/2020

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

10/31/2023

8/22/2022

7/29/2022

4/6/2021

5/4/2020

Exit

Divestiture

Divestiture

Divestiture

Reverse Merger

IPO

Companies

Vodafone - Spain Business
Vodafone - Hungary Business
Vodafone - Ghana

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

7

1

10

10

Vodafone Group Acquisitions

22 Acquisitions

Vodafone Group acquired 22 companies. Their latest acquisition was Three UK on June 14, 2023.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

6/14/2023

$99M

Merger

4

9/30/2022

Other

$99M

Acquired

9

8/16/2021

$99M

Corporate Majority

2

12/22/2020

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$99M

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10

11/15/2019

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

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10

Date

6/14/2023

9/30/2022

8/16/2021

12/22/2020

11/15/2019

Investment Stage

Other

Other Venture Capital

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Merger

Acquired

Corporate Majority

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Sources

4

9

2

10

10

Vodafone Group Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Vodafone Group has 10 strategic partners and customers. Vodafone Group recently partnered with RWE on February 2, 2024.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

2/16/2024

Client

Germany

Vodafone and RWE sign cooperation agreement

Vodafone and RWE sign cooperation agreement

2

2/13/2024

Partner

South Korea

Vodafone, Samsung continue open RAN drive with latest test

The test is the latest collaboration between the pair after Samsung Electronics won a contract to play a major role in Vodafone Group 's deployment of open RAN infrastructure in the UK .

2

2/13/2024

Partner

United States, and South Korea

Samsung, Vodafone, and AMD demo industry-first data call on Open RAN network

Samsung Electronics , along with partners Vodafone Group and AMD , has announced a successful demonstration of an end-to-end data call leveraging the latest AMD processors to enable Open RAN technology .

3

2/6/2024

Partner

United Kingdom

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10

1/19/2024

Partner

United Kingdom

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Date

2/16/2024

2/13/2024

2/13/2024

2/6/2024

1/19/2024

Type

Client

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Germany

South Korea

United States, and South Korea

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

News Snippet

Vodafone and RWE sign cooperation agreement

Vodafone and RWE sign cooperation agreement

Vodafone, Samsung continue open RAN drive with latest test

The test is the latest collaboration between the pair after Samsung Electronics won a contract to play a major role in Vodafone Group 's deployment of open RAN infrastructure in the UK .

Samsung, Vodafone, and AMD demo industry-first data call on Open RAN network

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Sources

2

2

3

10

10

Vodafone Group Team

120 Team Members

Vodafone Group has 120 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Michel Combes.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Michel Combes

Chief Executive Officer

Current

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Name

Michel Combes

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Work History

Title

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Status

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