BT/EE deal faces more in-depth inquiry by UK competition regulator

As expected, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) fast-tracked fixed incumbent BT’s bid for EE, the country’s largest operator, for a more in-depth phase 2 review. The regulator found that the transaction meets the test for reference because it gives …

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Saudi regulator suspends Mobily trading

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) has today suspended trading of Mobily shares on the country’s stock exchange after an investigation into the company’s financials. In a statement, the financial regulator said it will not resume trading until the operator …

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BT submits EE takeover case to UK regulator; expects completion by March 2016

BT today formally submitted its argument to gain regulatory approval for its proposed acquisition of EE, claiming the deal will “be good for competition, investment and innovation in the UK”. BT made the submission to the UK’s Competition and Markets …

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UK competition watchdog seeks views on BT/EE merger – report

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) started the ball rolling in its examination of BT’s £12.5 billion takeover of EE, the largest mobile operator in the UK, by requesting opinions from competitors about what impact a BT-EE entity might …

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