CTFN Editors’ M&A Highlights of the Week

NxStage – CTFN confirmed with a source close to the deal that Fresenius has not certified substantial compliance with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s second request, as some market participants inferred after comments made by a Fresenius executive during a December 5 conference, and a follow-up media story on December 6. Scripps – Local telecom attorneys … Read Morepublic

Genworth/China Oceanwide Have Third Party Provider

During its annual shareholder meeting on December 13, Genworth said it was encouraged by the progress it is making on mitigation measures with a third-party provider designed tofeatured

Carige Looks Set to Become Takeover Target

Cassa di Risparmio di Genova e Imperia (Carige), the troubled Italian savings and loan firm, may attract takeover offers next year, saidfeatured

Dish’s IoT Network May Not Satisfy FCC’s Buildout Requirements

Dish’s plan to build a network for the Internet of Things may not satisfy the Federal Communications Commission’sfeatured

Fresenius Has Not Certified Compliance for NxStage Medical Acquisition

CTFN confirmed with a source close to the deal that Fresenius has not certified substantial compliance with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s second request, as some marketfeatured

Ex-Trump Aide’s Comments on Time Warner/AT&T Could Backfire

The filing of an amicus brief by former campaign aide to President Donald Trump, Carter Page, with the court hearing the Department of Justice’s antitrust case against the merger of Time Warner andfeatured

Polish Media Fine Seen Having No Effect on Scripps/Discovery Merger

Scripps Networks-owned TVN SA, the parent of Polish private news channel TVN24, which on December 11 was fined by Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) for the channel’s coverage offeatured

CADE Unlikely to Request Additional Divestments from Monsanto/Bayer

Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE is not expected to request further structural remedies to complement the global divestments publicly announced by the parties that would seefeatured

CADE Launches In-Depth Probe into Luxottica/Essilor

Brazilian antitrust regulator CADE has declared the planned merger between French lens maker Essilor and Italian eyewear manufacturer Luxottica “complex,” in view offeatured

NXP and Qualcomm Shareholders Both Seeking More

Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors boosts its valuation argument for a higher offer from Broadcom, a source closefeatured

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