Bundeskartellamt prohibits complete acquisition of publisher of “Ostthüringer Zeitung” by Funke-Mediengruppe* The Bundeskartellamt has prohibited a company of Funke Mediengruppe from acquiring the sole control of the publishing companies of the daily newspaper “Ostthüringer Zeitung”. Funke publishes the “Thüringische Landeszeitung”, whose circulation area to some extent overlaps that of the “Ostthüringer Zeitung”. With the merger which has now been prohibited, the “Ostthüringer Zeitung” and “Thüringische
The German Competition Authority prohibits the complete acquisition of the publishing companies of the daily newspaper by media company publishing a competing newspaper (Ostthüringer / Funke)
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