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Sky Europe gets Bavaria green light

October 14, 2014

BSkyB has obtained unconditional media concentration clearance from the state media authorities in Bavaria, and Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, for the acquisition of 57.4 per cent of Sky Deutschland.

In addition, as announced on October 6th 2014, the requisite majority of independent shareholders have voted in favour of the acquisitions.

In a statement, BSkyB said that it will “continue to progress the public offer to all Sky Deutschland shareholders in accordance with the offer document” and that “further updates will be provided in due course.”

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