Category: Economy

EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 21)

BRUSSELS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS None NEW LISTINGS — U.S. soft drinks company Coca-Cola Co to acquire coffee chain Costa (notified Nov. 20/deadline Jan. 4) — Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Corp and […]

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UPDATE 1-Altice Europe’s profit slips after heavy promotions win subscribers

* End of VAT-related benefit also hit profits * Best quarterly commercial performance since 2005 in France * Debt-ridden group strives to regain market confidence (Recasts story, adds details, background) By Mathieu Rosemain and Gwénaëlle Barzic PARIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Telecoms and cable group Altice Europe reported a sharp increase in customers in France […]

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CORRECTED-Uganda to make new telecoms investors share infrastructure

(Corrects “megabyte” to “megabit” in 12th paragraph and clarifies comment in 11th paragraph to provide more context.) By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Uganda will force new investors in telecommunications services to rent capacity from existing fibre optic cables, rather than lay their own, to stem infrastructure duplication and lower internet access costs, […]

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