ACM clears acquisition of publishing company Sanoma Media by rival publisher DPG Media* The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has cleared the acquisition of publishing company Sanoma Media Netherlands by rival publisher DPG Media (formerly De Persgroep Nederland). After the acquisition, sufficient competition will remain on the market for free online news and on the online-advertising market. In the Netherlands, DPG Media owns several major newspapers such as de Volkskrant, Algemeen Dagblad, Trouw and Het Parool. In addition, DPG Media also owns technology websites and recruitment-communication websites, price-comparison websites, and national radio station Qmusic. Sanoma Media Netherlands owns,
The Dutch Competition Authority clears acquisition of publishing company by rival publisher because of sufficient competition on the markets for free online news, and for online advertising (Sanoma Media / DPG Media)
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