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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

Takeda to Meet with EC this Week on Shire Review

Takeda expects to hear from the European Commission by the end of the week regarding potential concerns the commission might have with Takeda’s acquisition of Shire, a source close to the situation told CTFN.featured

Increased Ramsay Offer for Capio Well Received though Risk Seen in Minimum Condition

A large Capio shareholder indicated to CTFN that the raised offer for the company from Ramsay is worth considering, though the shareholder expressed concern about the 90% minimum condition.featured

EC State of Play for Fox/Disney Expected

The state of play meeting between the European Commission and Disney for the U.S. company’s acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox is expected in the coming days, competition sources told CTFN.featured

Updated: EC Filing for Shire/Takeda Merger Made Today

Updated at 12:25pm While CTFN originally expected Takeda to miss the end of September deadline for its EC filing by a few days, Takeda today filed with the EC its merger with Shire with a provisional deadline of November 6, 2018.featured

Virgin Money/CYBG Deal on Track with Timeline

It is understood that even though approval under the Prudential Regulation Authority from the Bank of England is considered the most cumbersome of the various approvals required for the acquisition of Virgin Money by CYBG,featured

NEX Group and CME Hope for Quiet CMA Comment Period

With additional reporting by Diane Alter – The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority’s review of the acquisition of NEX Group by CME was opened on September 13, after several months of pre-notification discussions between the parties and the regulator.featured

Increase Appears Needed from Ramsay to Sway Capio Holders

Capio shareholders have received no new information from Ramsay Health Care on the Australian firm’s offer for the Gothenburg-based healthcare company, two leading Capio shareholders told CTFN.featured


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