The logo of America Movil is pictured on the wall at a reception area in the company's corporate offices, in Mexico City, Mexico January 25, 2022.
REUTERS/Gustavo Graf/File Photo Acquire Licensing RightsMEXICO CITY, Nov 23 (Reuters) - America Movil (AMXB.MX), the Mexican telecommunications company controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, on Thursday denied a report it is in talks with Argentine President-elect Javier Milei's team to buy Argentina's state telecoms company Arsat.
Citing sources close to the matter, website La Politica Online said plans to sell Arsat are very advanced, and reported that a member of Milei's transition team on Tuesday held talks with executives from America Movil's Argentine unit, Claro.
La Politica Online said the value of Arsat was discussed during the talks with a figure of around $930 million mentioned.
A spokesperson for Milei's transition team did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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