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Celtel International B.V.: June 2004 (A)
Depicts the options facing Mohammed Ibrahim, founder and chairman of Celtel International, the largest pan African wireless telecommunications provider, as he tries to position his company for further growth. Should the firm, which has reached $1 billion in revenues in six years, strive for an IPO, trade a sale, or continue as an independent for a few more years? Outlines the company's success and challenges thus far, the benefits and disadvantages of each option, and future funding possibilities.
Keywords: Business Growth and Maturation;
Growth and Development Strategy;