NETANYA, Israel, May 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) announced today that its wholly owned indirect subsidiary, 013 Netvision Ltd., or Netvision, has entered an agreement for the sale of its holdings in Rimon Israel 2009 Ltd., or Rimon, a subsidiary of Netvision, to the other shareholders of Rimon. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals and contains customary terms and conditions. The consideration shall be paid to the Company in several installments over a period of two years from the closing of the transaction. The Company expects to record a capital gain of approximately NIS 10-15 million following the consummation of the agreement.
Forward looking statement
The information included in this press release contains, or may be deemed to contain, forward-looking statements (as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the Israeli Securities Law, 1968). Said forward-looking statements, relating to the consummation of the agreement and the benefits therefrom, are subject to uncertainties and assumptions about the receipt of the necessary approvals and the closing of the agreement and the Israeli telecommunication market condition. The actual circumstances may be different and could lead to materially different outcome than that set forth above.
About Cellcom Israel
Cellcom Israel Ltd., established in 1994, is the largest Israeli cellular provider; Cellcom Israel provides its approximately 2.801 million cellular subscribers (as at December 31, 2016) with a broad range of value added services including cellular telephony, roaming services for tourists in Israel and for its subscribers abroad and additional services in the areas of music, video, mobile office etc., based on Cellcom Israel's technologically advanced infrastructure. The Company operates an LTE 4 generation network and an HSPA 3.5 Generation network enabling advanced high speed broadband multimedia services, in addition to GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks. Cellcom Israel offers Israel's broadest and largest customer service infrastructure including telephone customer service centers, retail stores, and service and sale centers, distributed nationwide. Through its broad customer service network Cellcom Israel offers technical support, account information, direct to the door parcel delivery services, internet and fax services, dedicated centers for hearing impaired, etc. Cellcom Israel further provides OTT TV services (as of December 2014), internet infrastructure (as of February 2015) and connectivity services and international calling services, as well as landline telephone communication services in Israel, in addition to data communication services. Cellcom Israel's shares are traded both on the New York Stock Exchange (CEL) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (CEL). For additional information please visit the Company's website http://investors.cellcom.co.il.
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