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NXTM/FMS: Dialysis Options Not Readily Substitutable – Industry Specialists

The markets for in-clinic and at-home dialysis treatment are not entirely overlapping or substitutable, industry specialists tell Event Driven…

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MGI/Ant Financial: Schumer CFIUS Letter Raises Red Flags for Data-Centric Deals; Full Letter Enclosed

A letter from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Sen. Michael…

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DoD-Commissioned Report Details Remedies to Fill CFIUS Gaps, Provides Roadmap of Foreign Investment Sensitivities

Event Driven has obtained a complete copy of a DoD report highlighting the need to strengthen the CFIUS process and other mechanisms…

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TRCO/SBGI: House, Senate Dems Press FCC Chair for More Information on Communications with Sinclair, Further Media Deregulation

The chairman of the FCC and his staff are under additional scrutiny from Democratic and Independent lawmakers in both the House and Senate…

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S/TMUS: No Easy Antitrust Road Ahead for Potential Deal, Industry Sources Say, Though FCC Chair Restates General Openness to Narrow Merger Conditions

A potential S/TMUS is likely to face an incredibly detailed review at both the DOJ and the FCC, although the FCC’s chairman said…

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FIG/SFTBY: CFIUS Will Study IP-Based Lending Business, a High Tech Patent Portfolio, and Exposure to Aerospace Industry, Analysis Suggests

Fortress Investment Group has numerous investments that could trigger CFIUS review, including an intellectual property-based…

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TWX/T: Behavioral Remedies Should Satisfy Brazil’s Antitrust Regulators, Parties Tell CADE

The merging parties are seeking to rebut a CADE Superintendent General’s recommendation in August to deny TWX/T outright…

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S/TMUS: FCC Focus on Rural Wireless Buildout Could Find Way into Merger Negotiations as New Officials Gear Up for Coming Deals

A seasoned FCC hand, Nese Guendelsberger, Senior Deputy Bureau Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, will be the point person…

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ALR/ABT: Alere Divestiture Restructuring Positive Signal for Quidel Approval

Alere and Quidel amended the agreements for Quidel’s acquisition of the Beckman Coulter analyzers (BNP business), the amendment increases…

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BMS/AMC: In Rumored Deal, Antitrust Review Would Likely Focus on Medical Packaging Markets

A potential deal between Bemis and Amcor would most likely pass regulatory review quickly, because while both companies have large…

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