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Italian regulator requests to probe Wind-3 Italia merger

Monday 29 February 2016 | 10:53 CET | News
Italy's anti-trust regulator AGCM has asked the European Commission for permission to decide on the viability of the proposed merger of Wind and 3 Italia, the Italian subsidiaries of VimpelCom and Hutchison Whampoa. "The European Commission has received a referral request from the Italian authorities and we are assessing it," said EC spokesman Ricardo Cardoso in an email seen by Reuters. The Italian watchdog believes the deal is a strictly local affair. "The merger between Wind and 3 Italia is confined to the Italian market, which is why we have asked the EC for permission to deal with the

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Companies: 3 Italia / European Commission / Hutchison Whampoa / Vimpelcom / Wind
Countries: Italy
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