Events after the reporting period
T‑Mobile US share buy-back program continued. In the period from April 1, 2023 to April 21, 2023, T‑Mobile US bought back around 5.1 million additional shares with a total volume of USD 0.8 billion (EUR 0.7 billion) under the share buy-back program.
For further information on the share buy-back program at T‑Mobile US, please refer to the section “Other transactions that had no effect on the composition of the Group.”
2023 shareholders’ meeting. Deutsche Telekom held its annual shareholders’ meeting in Bonn on April 5, 2023. In accordance with the published agenda, the 2023 shareholders’ meeting passed resolutions on the approval of the actions of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board, the selection of the external auditor for the 2023 financial year, and the amount of the dividend (EUR 0.70 per dividend-bearing no par value share; EUR 3.5 billion in total). The dividend was paid out in April 2023.
Sale of the U.S. wireline business. On May 1, 2023, T‑Mobile US closed the sale of the fiber-optic-based wireline business. All necessary regulatory approvals had been duly granted and all other closing conditions met.
For further information on the transaction, please refer to the section “Changes in the composition of the Group and other transactions.”
Issuance of USD bonds by T-Mobile US. On May 8, 2023, T-Mobile US announced that the company will issue senior notes with a total volume of USD 3.5 billion (EUR 3.2 billion) with terms ending between 2028 and 2054 and bearing interest of between 4.800 % and 5.750 %. The transaction is scheduled to close on May 11, 2023, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. T-Mobile US intends to use the proceeds from the issuance of the senior notes for general business purposes, including further share buy-backs and the ongoing refinancing of existing debt.