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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

Virginia SCC Approves Genworth/China Oceanwide

Updated January 12, 2019: The Virginia State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Insurance on January 11, 2019, approved China Oceanwide’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Genworth. The approval is conditioned on various factors includingfeatured

Nexstar in Discussions with Multiple Firms for Divestitures

Nexstar Media Group will likely reach out to the new Fox Corporation and to several smaller media companies in seeking bidders for television stations in overlapping markets where Nexstar must divest to win regulatory approval for its $6.4 billionfeatured

DOJ Working on Sprint/T-Mobile Despite Shutdown

The review of the Sprint/T-Mobile transaction by the Department of Justice is proceeding, despite the partial U.S. government shutdown, a person 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

EQT’s Raised Offer for Karo Still Facing Some Resistance

On January 2, EQT increased its offer for Karo Pharma from SEK 36.90 per share to SEK 38.00. EQT succeeded in garnering 29.1% of the shares via acceptances of the original offer, and had purchased 19.3% outside of the offer, taking its potentialfeatured

Deals Delayed as Government Shutdown Continues

The partial U.S. government shutdown is now entering its third week, and new spending packages have not yet moved Congress and the president to reopen nine unfunded federal departments, including the Federal Trade Commission and thefeatured

DNO Not Talking with Faroe Petroleum

DNO ASA has not been in talks with Faroe Petroleum’s board or management, according to people close to the situation, even as its unsolicited offer was pending, and as it purchased shares tipping it into a mandatory offer.featured

Fidelity National’s Acquisition of Stewart Seeing Little Opposition

Fidelity National Financial’s acquisition of Stewart Information Services is moving ahead with little apparent opposition to the transaction, a former official in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition told CTFN.featured

CTFN Website Upgrade

Dear CTFN Subscriber, Happy New Year. We will shortly be rolling out new designs for our web pages. We hope you find these cleaner and easier to read, especially on mobile devices. The changes are just the beginning of other improvements we will be making in the year ahead. CTFN’s industry leading content will remain … Read Morefeatured


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