Behavioral Remedies Offered by Brocade/Broadcom to Address EC Concerns

Semiconductor company Broadcom has submitted a behavioral remedy proposal to EU regulators to gain approval for its $5.9 billion acquisition of data and storage networking player Brocade, a source close to the parties told CTFN.featured

CADE Updates to Dow/DuPont and Monsanto/Bayer

Dow/DuPont Agrochemical giants Dow and DuPont are negotiating a remedy package with Brazilian CADE’s General Superintendence, a source familiar with the transaction told CTFN.featured

Rockwell Collins Nearing Last Approvals for B/E Aerospace

With additional reporting by Rachel Rigby – Rockwell Collins’ $8.3 billion acquisition of B/E Aerospace is close to securing all regulatory approvals, a source familiar with the matter told CTFN.featured

EC to Look Closely into Brocade/Broadcom Portfolio Effects

With additional reporting by Rachel Rigby – The European Commission will closely analyze the potential conglomerate effects that the merger between semiconductor manufacturer Broadcomfeatured

Sibanye’s South African Shareholders Still Skeptical of Stillwater Deal

Sibanye Gold’s shareholder vote on its acquisition of US platinum and palladium producer Stillwater is scheduled for April 25. However, local shareholders are still questioning the meritsfeatured

Kroton and Estácio Negotiate Remedies with CADE Tribunal

Brazil’s largest private education player Kroton Educacional and smaller rival Estácio Participações are proposing remedies aimed at easing concerns raised by CADE’s General Superintendencefeatured

Sources Skeptical of Haldex/Knorr-Bremse Deal Outcome

With additional reporting by Rachel Rigby – Knorr-Bremse’s ongoing takeover of Swedish peer Haldex raises significant issues that may not be possible to overcome, two of the target’s former senior executivesfeatured

Linde/Praxair Merger Needs Divestitures in US and Canada

Linde Group’s merger with Praxair will likely require divestitures in both the US and Canada, a former senior executive at Linde North America told CTFN. The executive said that the gas industry is an oligopoly, andfeatured

Knorr-Bremse EC Pre-Notification Aimed at Extended Phase I Clearance for Haldex Acquisition

With additional reporting by Rachel Rigby – German braking systems maker Knorr-Bremse will wait until the latest possible date to submit it antitrust filing with the European Commissionfeatured

MOFCOM Likely to Impose Conditions on Luxottica/Essilor Merger

Chinese antitrust regulator Mofcom is expected to impose some restrictions on the planned $50 billion merger between French optical lens maker Essilor and Italian eyewear leader Luxottica,featured

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