White House approves Lucent-Alcatel merger

Silva, Jeffrey
November 2006
RCR Wireless News;11/27/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush has approved a recommendation by a Treasury Department-led interagency group supporting the merger of French telecommunication vendor Alcatel SA and Lucent Technologies Inc. The ruling demonstrates the commitment of the U.S. to protect its national security interests and maintain its openness to investments, including overseas investments. The merger is expected to be completed by November 30, 2006.


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