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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

Fox/Disney Pre-Filing Discussions with EC Continue

With additional reporting by Valeria Camerino – Disney is in long, complex pre-notification discussions with the European Commission about its acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox, sources told CTFN. A source close to the deal confirmed thatfeatured

CME Still Completing Pre-Submission Work for NEX Filing

With additional reporting by Valeria Camerino – CME has not yet submitted its filing for its acquisition of NEX Group to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority as the company seeks tofeatured

Large Capio Shareholder Seeking SEK59 Plus

One of the main long-standing Swedish shareholders of Capio AB said its price expectation is higher than SEK59 for a takeover by Ramsay. The shareholder would not comment onfeatured

Next Steps in Appeal of Sky Minimum Bid

The independent directors of Sky will appeal to the UK’s Takeover Panel seeking that the panel’s hearings committee be convened to review the panel’s decision that Disney should offerfeatured

Inmarsat Not in Conversations with Other Satellite Players

With additional reporting by Sarah Cohen – A source close to Inmarsat said that the company is not currently holding talks with other satellitefeatured

Fox Waiting for DCMS Sign Off to Raise Bid for Sky

Twenty-First Century Fox has been waiting for the UK’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to give its final approval before increasing its offer for Sky, a personfeatured

Inmarsat Seeking Significantly Higher Price from EchoStar for Talks

The board of Inmarsat was looking for a price from EchoStar closer to 850 pence per share, a source close to the situation told CTFN, making it unlikely that the parties can narrowfeatured

CYBG to File Imminently for Virgin Money Approvals

British lender CYBG that is acquiring rival Virgin Money, will be filing for approvals from the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority and the UK’s Competition andfeatured


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