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Faroe Petroleum Board Likely Responds to DNO Offer this Week

Although the board of Faroe Petroleum has until December 26 to respond to DNO’s formal offer for the company, filed on December 12, it is likely to respond to the offer this week,featured

Gemalto/Thales EC Clearance Expected Soon

The Gemalto/Thales deal is expected to be cleared by the European Commission soon, two people close to the matter told CTFN.featured

Faroe Avoids Shareholder Vote on Asset Swap

Faroe Petroleum had to seek prior approval from the UK’s Panel on Takeovers and Mergers for its asset swap agreement with Equinor, because under Rule 21 of the Takeover Code, when afeatured

Present DNO Offer for Faroe Unlikely to Sway Shareholders

The unsolicited offer for Faroe Petroleum plc by DNO ASA is not expected to be embraced by shareholders, sources close to Faroe told CTFN.featured

EQT Likely Will Need to Sweeten Bid for Karo Pharma

Private equity firm EQT likely will need to raise its offer to get individual dissenting shareholders of Karo Pharma onboard, a source close to the shareholder group told CTFN.featured

Strong Demand Likely for Shire/Takeda Divestiture of SHP647

On October 26 Takeda announced it had proposed a remedy to the European Commission of selling Shire’s SHP647, a pipeline compound for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, which will potentially compete with Takeda’s marketedfeatured

EC Unlikely to Further Market Test Gemalto/Thales Remedies

The European Commission is unlikely to conduct another market test of the remedies proposed by Thales in connection with its acquisition of Gemalto, a source close to the situationfeatured

Disney to get EC Approval Nov. 6 for Fox Acquisition

Disney will get phase one European Commission approval November 6 for clearance to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, a source close to the deal told CTFN.featured

Phase One Clearance Remains Uncertain for Fox/Disney

On October 12, Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney offered commitments to the European Commission to address competition concerns raised during pre-notification discussions,featured

Sources Optimistic for CMA Review of NEX Group/CME

CME’s acquisition of NEX Group does not appear likely to trigger an in-depth review by the UK Competition and Markets Authority, sources told CTFN.featured


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