Record Czech LBO

Altima has sold Czech broadcasting company Radiokomunikace AS and a 39.23% stake in T-Mobile Czech Republic for Euro 1.2 billion to Al-Bateen Investment Co., Lehman Brothers Private Equity and Mid-Europa Partners. It is believed to be the largest-ever buyout in the < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />CzechRepublic. Linklaters advised the buyers. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />