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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

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


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