Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Scailex Corp., the controlling shareholder in Israel’s second-largest mobile phone provider Partner Communications Co., said it chose Deutsche Bank AG and Lazard Ltd. to lead the sale of its stake in the affiliate.
Deutsche Bank will provide a credit line of as much as $1 billion to the buyer, Scailex said in a statement to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange after the market closed yesterday.
The company is considering options including a deal that would turn Partner into a privately held company, according to the statement.
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