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ERSE Approval Not Required in Advance for EDP/China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges is not required to submit a formal filing to Portuguese regulator ERSE in order to gain approval for its planned takeover of Portuguese utility Energias de Portugal, a source close to the matter confirmed.featured

CADE Expected to Clear Fox/Disney with Behavioral Remedies January 30

The tribunal of Brazilian regulator CADE is likely to approve the planned merger between Disney and 21st Century Fox with behavioral remedies, during the first judgement session offeatured

CTG to Submit EC Filing for EDP Acquisition in First Quarter

China Three Gorges hopes to submit a formal notification to the European Commission for its planned merger with Energias de Portugal in the first quarter, a source close to the matter told CTFN.featured

Tanzania Expects Resolution of Acacia “Very Soon”

Discussions between Canadian mining company Barrick Gold and the government of Tanzania are centered around an implementation strategy for a framework agreement which was struck between the parties in October 2017, Hassan Abbas, afeatured

Red Hat/IBM Merger Not Expected to Raise Major Antitrust Concerns

With additional reporting by Rachel Rigby and Sarah Cohen. IBM’s acquisition of open source cloud software company Red Hat should not raise major competition concerns, sources told CTFN.featured

ERSE Decision on Generg/Datang Raises Question on EDP/China Three Gorges

Portuguese energy regulator ERSE sent China’s state-owned China Datang Overseas Investment Co. a report detailing its position on Datang’s planned takeover offeatured

CADE Likely to Clear Fox/Disney with Behavioral Remedies Early in 2019

The tribunal of Brazilian antitrust agency CADE is expected to clear the planned merger between 21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Company between the end of January and earlyfeatured

China Three Gorges Committed to Energias de Portugal

State-owned enterprise China Three Gorges is committed to the €3.26 per share offer launched in May for Portuguese utility Energias de Portugal (EDP), and its separate €7.33 bid for Spanish subsidiary EDP Renováveis (EDPR), a source close to thefeatured

CADE’s General Superintendence to Decide on Fox/Disney by Early Next Week

The General Superintendence of Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE will likely issue its recommendation on the planned merger between 21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Company early in the week of December 3, a source close to Disney told CTFN.featured

Takeda Dissident Shareholders Look to Domestic Institutions to Try to Block Shire Deal

The group of Takeda minority shareholders known as Thinking about Takeda’s Bright Future (TTBF) is focusing all its efforts on talking to domestic institutions such as life insurance companies into voting against the acquisition of Shire featured


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