TITLE

EU CAUTIONARY NOTE Watchdog will dig deeper on Sony-BMG merger

AUTHOR(S)
Masson, Gordon
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;1/29/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 23, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of the European Union's antitrust watchdog to investigate objections to the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG Records. Description of the investigation process Reaction of the companies to the decision of the European Union; Objection of Brussels, Belgium-based Impala to the merger of the two companies; Details of Impala's claim; Plan of BMG and Sony to form a 50-50 joint venture to rival market leader Universal Music Group in size.
ACCESSION #
12163699

 

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