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Japan: HHI-DSME takeover causes concern

Amid the growing political and economic row between South Korea and Japan, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) faces fresh concerns over its decision to acquire...

Commission Approval For Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Github Acquisition CASE M.8994 –...

January 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Commission Approval For Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Github Acquisition CASE M.8994...

India: Vodafone/Idea merger wins conditional approval

Vodafone India, along with Kumar Mangalam Birla-owned Idea Cellular, settled government dues worth 72 billion rupees (US$1 billion) earlier this week to get the...

UK: Wood offers to sell majority of Amec’s UK oil for...

Wood Group has offered to sell the majority of Amec Foster Wheeler's upstream oil and gas business located in the UK, in an effort...

US: Walgreens-Rite Aid clock runs down with no extension

Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina says he still believes in his company’s purchase of Rite Aid, but declined to say whether...

South Africa: Gupta associate gets green light to buy bank

The Competition Commission has given the green light to a bid by Salim Aziz Essa, a business associate of the Gupta family, and businessman...

EU: Syngenta CEO expects regulatory approval for ChemChina

Syngenta Chief Executive Erik Fyrwald expects regulatory approval soon for ChemChina's proposed $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and seeds group, he said...

US: Trump’s CEO meetings raise concerns

President-elect Donald Trump’s meetings with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers concerned about the possible erosion...

Germany/US: Bayer, Monsanto CEOs meet with Trump on merger

The chief executive officers of German chemical giant Bayer and US seed behemoth Monsanto, Werner Baumann and Hugh Grant, are in New York pressing...

Mega-Mergers: Key Considerations to Take to Get your Deal Through

By Nikolaos Peristerakis, Tom McGrath & Fay Zhou - While there appears to be a consensus among regulators and practitioners that “big is not necessarily bad”...

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