VimpelCom to Buy Pakistan Rival as CEO's Overhaul Progresses

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  • Mobilink unit gets control of Dhabi Group's Warid Telecom
  • Combined entity will have 45 million users, $1.4 billion sales

VimpelCom Ltd., a wireless carrier controlled by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman with partners, agreed to merge assets in Pakistan with a local competitor as Chief Executive Officer Jean-Yves Charlier makes progress with his overhaul of the company.

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