Orascom Telecom to Start Trading with New Name Tomorrow – Egypt Bourse

The Egyptian Exchange announced on Tuesday that its Listing Committee held 15/09/2013 has approved to change the name of Orascom Telecom Holding (ORTE.CA) to be Global Telecom Holding effective by the trading session of Sept. 18th.

On November 13th, Orascom Telecom’s shareholders agreed on changing the group’s brand name to become Global Telecom Holding after Vimpelcom took control of the Egyptian company last year in a deal worth around $6 billion.

Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (OTH) is an international telecommunications company operating global system for mobile communications (GSM) networks in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.