Ryanair Holdings Plc will struggle to overcome regulatory barriers to its renewed bid for Aer Lingus Group Plc, analysts said today as shares of the target carrier traded more than 10 percent below the offer price.
Deutsche Boerse AG will likely face an in-depth review by European Union antitrust regulators of its $9.53 billion bid for NYSE Euronext , a deal that would create the largest owner of equities and derivatives markets, lawyers said.
Deutsche Boerse AG rivals and customers were asked by European Union regulators whether its $9.57 billion bid for NYSE Euronext would reduce competition for derivatives and equity trading and clearing.
U.K. antitrust regulators won’t seek their own review of News Corp.’s proposed acquisition of British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc while Business Secretary Vince Cable conducts a separate probe, lawyers and analysts said.
Ideal Standard, Villeroy & Boch AG , Sanitec Oyj and 14 other bathroom fittings companies were fined a total of 622 million euros ($767 million) by the European Commission for colluding on prices for toilets, tubs and taps.