"WATCHING Spain penetrate the Portuguese defence for a 1-0 victory in the World Cup this week was clearly too much to bear. On June 30th, to prevent Spain’s Telefónica seizing full control of Vivo, a valuable Brazilian mobile asset it jointly owns with Portugal Telecom, Portugal’s government used its golden share in the national telecoms operator to block the Spaniards’ attack. For shareholders in Portugal Telecom, the government has now become their arch-enemy." in, The Economist
"José Sócrates, Portugal’s prime minister, has stoutly defended his use of a “golden share” to block Telefónica’s €7.15bn offer to buy Portugal Telecom out of Vivo, their Brazilian mobile phone joint venture." in, Financial TimesO duelo Portugal - Espanha pela VIVO tem enchido os jornais económicos. A "acção dourada" alimenta a imaginação e a indignação dos observadores. Em pano de fundo nesta disputa ibérica pelos mercados o Brasil e a América Latina.
Um jogo que parece longe do apito final.