CLT-Ufa/Pearson TV Merger Changes European Map

Brockmeyer, Dieter
April 2000
Multichannel News;04/24/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 17, p54
Reports the plans of CLT-Ufa and Pearson PLC to merge in Europe. Benefits gained by Bertelsmann A.G. from the CLT-Pearson merger; Control of Bertelsmann A.G. over CLT-Ufa's television and radio operations; Expected annual revenue of the merged company; Groupe RTL as the proposed name of the merged company; Advantages of the CLT-Pearson merger.


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