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China Three Gorges Presses Ahead with EDP Regulatory Approval

With additional reporting by Rachel Rigby – Pre-notification discussions between China Three Gorges and the European Commission with regards to CTG’s acquisition of Energias de Portugal are “quite standard” and take a lot of time generally, afeatured

TIM Brasil Believed in Early Negotiations for Nextel

TIM Brasil, the Brazilian unit of Italian telecoms operator Telecom Italia, is in early-stage negotiations for the acquisition of troubled rival Nextel, two executives working for a competitor told CTFN.featured

Industrial Policy Key to SAMR Review of Rockwell Collins/United Technologies Merger

The global head of a major international antitrust practice told CTFN the main issue in the review of United Technologies acquisition of Rockwell Collins by China’s State Administration for Market Regulation is the supplier relationship of bothfeatured

CADE Looks at Behavioral Remedies for Fox/Disney Merger

Brazilian regulator CADE is looking to impose behavioral commitments to approve the planned merger between Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney, a source directly involved in the case told CTFN.featured

CADE to Seek Behavioral Remedies in Fox/Disney Case

Brazilian regulator CADE is expected to approve the merger between The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox subject to behavioral remedies, a Brasilia-based antitrust lawyer close to the matter told CTFN.featured

Randgold in Discussions with DRC over Barrick Gold Merger

Jersey-headquartered gold miner Randgold Resources is engaged in negotiations with the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to reach an agreementfeatured

CADE Review of Fox/Disney Merger Focuses on Portfolio Effects

Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE’s review of Walt Disney’s planned takeover of 21st Century Fox is centered around the portfolio effects that the merger is likely to create, a source familiar with the matter told CTFN.featured

Success of CTG Bid for EDP Hinges on Regulatory Approvals

Chinese state-owned enterprise China Three Gorges is moving forward with the process required for its proposed takeover of Energias de Portugal, although regulatory hurdles cast doubts on the success of the offer,featured

High Likelihood Takeda Shareholders Back Shire Merger

Chances that the group of Takeda minority shareholders opposing the Japanese drug maker’s planned acquisition of rival Shire will succeed in blocking the deal appear to be low, local sources told CTFN.featured

Australia’s FIRB Likely to Decide on APA/CK Infrastructure Takeover by Year-End

Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board is expected to issue a final decision on Hong Kong-based CK Infrastructure Holdings’ proposed takeover of gas pipeline giant APA Groupfeatured


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