UMG on track to acquire BMG unit

Morris, Chris
September 2006
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/6/2006, Vol. 395 Issue 50, p3
The article reports that Bertelsmann AG's BMG Music Publishing unit will be acquired by Vivendi SA and its Universal Music Group unit on September 6, 2006. Vivendi has proposed purchasing the BMG arm for $2.1 billion. A spokesman for the European Commission said that any pending purchase of BMG's publishing unit would he weighed for any potential anti-competitive.


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