Wednesday, 13 December 2017

European M&A deals will be assessed on their own merits - Vestager

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 14 September 15

EU competition commissioner says Denmark requires four mobile network operators, despite the fact that it currently has just three.

While the collapse of TeliaSonera and Telenor's Danish merger plan on Friday suggests a tough road ahead for other European telecoms players involved in the consolidation process, European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager insists that all cases will be judged individually. "Every case has to be assessed on its own facts and merits," Vestager said in a statement. Her comments came after TeliaSonera and Telenor revealed that they had failed to reach agreement with the European Commission to enable their 50…

While the collapse of TeliaSonera and Telenor's Danish merger plan on Friday suggests a tough road ahead for other European telecoms players involved in the consolidation process, European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager insists that all cases will be judged individually. "Every case has to be assessed on its own facts and merits," Vestager said in a statement. Her comments came after TeliaSonera and Telenor revealed that they had failed to reach agreement with the European Commission to enable their 50…

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