*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following the Decision No. 17-DCC-76 of 13 June 2017 The French Competition Authority has authorised SFR Group, a subsidiary of the Altice Group, to take sole control, through a conversion of convertible bonds into shares, of Groupe News Participations (GNP), hitherto exclusively controlled by Alain Weill, the target producing content mainly broadcast on its television channels (BFM TV and RMC Découverte) and radio stations (RMC and BFM Business). Put online for the first time on 5 July 2017 at 10:30 am, this decision, first published in its visibly confidential version, was withdrawn after a few minutes. It has just been put online again on 25 July 2017,
ALERT: MERGER - CLEARANCE - SOLE CONTROL - HORIZONTAL EFFECTS - VERTICAL EFFECTS - CONGLOMERATE EFFECTS
Clearance: The French Competition Authority clears the acquisition of sole control by a major telecommunications and entertainement group of a company mainly producing contents for its televisoin and radio networks (SFR/GNP)
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