TITLE

Sony-BMG to get EU's nod

AUTHOR(S)
Amdur, Meredith
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/18/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 53, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the expected approval of Sony Music's merger with Bertelsmann's BMG by the European Union after a string of press leaks suggesting that officials are comfortable that the merger won't impede competition or hurt consumers.
ACCESSION #
13537997

 

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