The Dutch Competition Authority launches an extensive investigation into a proposed merger between two media companies (RTL / Talpa)

Extensive investigation needed into merger between RTL and Talpa* The planned merger between media companies RTL and Talpa requires an extensive investigation. The preliminary investigation of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has revealed that the merger between these two major media companies may have negative effects on price, quality, and innovation. The follow-up investigation will look into, among other aspects, the planned merger’s effects on advertisers, on producers of shows, on television-channel distributors, and, ultimately, on

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Dutch Competition Authority, The Dutch Competition Authority launches an extensive investigation into a proposed merger between two media companies (RTL / Talpa), 28 January 2022, e-Competitions Mergers & Media , Art. N° 107779

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