Will Alcatel-Lucent’s Deal With Anil Ambani Make These Top Institutional Shareholders Take Notice?

Alcatel Lucent (NYSE:ALU), the telecom equipment maker, has made an eight year deal valued at $1 billion with India’s second largest mobile phone company, Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Group, who have outsourced their network management for the eastern and southern regions to them. About 4,000 employees will shift from Reliance Communications to Alcatel Lucent. The contract covers network management for both wireless and fixed line operations. Munish Seth, managing director for Alcatel Lucent’s Indian operations, said the deal was one of their largest and most strategic contracts to date.

Will Alcatel-Lucent’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 1.435 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $1.39 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Alcatel-Lucent at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Marathon Asset Management LLP. held 700,104 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $973,145. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc. \MO held 325,824 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $452,895. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

BLB&B Advisors LLC. held 184,926 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $257,047. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Lehrer Management Co Inc. held 180,514 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $250,914. This brought the portfolio total to 0.43%.

Creative Planning held 42,247 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $58,723. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Haberer Registered Investment Advisor Inc. held 1,062 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,476. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Smithfield Trust Co. held 81 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $113. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Penseco Financial Services Corp. held 54 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $75. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC./OH held 39 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $54. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Community Financial Services Group LLC. held 37 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $51. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

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