CADE Tribunal to Judge Linde/Praxair Merger “Fairly Soon”

The administrative tribunal of Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE is expected to vote on the planned merger between industrial gas giants Linde and Praxair by early July at thefeatured

Regulatory Issues Might Hinder China Three Gorges’ Bid for EDP

With additional reporting by Diane Alter – The €9 billion offer by state-owned power company China Three Gorges for Energias de Portugal could be hampered by regulatoryfeatured

Altice Expected to Announce Tower Deal by End of Summer

With additional reporting by Sarah Cohen – Amsterdam-based telecoms conglomerate Altice is likely to make a formal announcement on the sale of its French and Portuguese tower operations by the endfeatured

CADE Favors New Entrant for Linde/Praxair Assets

Brazilian regulator CADE appears inclined to approve the merger between industrial gas giants Linde and Praxair, subject to massive divestments of the parties’ Brazilian operationsfeatured

CADE’s General Superintendence to Decide on Linde-Praxair Over Next Few Weeks

Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE is expected to issue a decision on the ongoing merger between industrial gas players Linde and Praxair within “one to two weeks,” a source advisingfeatured

Securing Funds Not Seen as an Issue for Takeda Merger With Shire

Japanese pharmaceutical player Takeda should not face issues securing funds for a potential deal with Dublin-headquartered peer Shire, a Tokyo-based M&A lawyer who in the past advised targets acquired by Takeda, told CTFN.featured

EC Drafting Statement of Objections on Linde/Praxair

The European Commission is currently preparing a statement of objections (SO) on the merger between industrial gas giants Linde and Praxair, a lawyer advising a third party looking to bid on the parties’ overlapping European assets told CTFN.featured

Denmark Aims to Launch TV2 Sale Before Summer

Earlier this month, Denmark’s three-party coalition government announced a proposal to divest a 40% stake in state-owned broadcaster TV2, as part of a broader media agreementfeatured

Santos Looking to Extract More Value from Harbour Energy’s Bid

Adelaide-based oil & gas producer Santos is trying to unlock more value from Harbour Energy’s non-binding takeover proposal, two Australian M&A lawyers who have worked on several major energy deals told CTFN.featured

Russia to Settle with Bayer and Monsanto Shortly

Russian antitrust regulator FAS is expected to reach an agreement with agrochemical players Monsanto and Bayer in the coming weeks, a spokesperson for the regulator told CTFN.featured


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