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TF1, M6 merger abandoned

Bouygues, RTL Group, Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 have decided to call off their plan to merge the TF1 and M6 groups announced on May 17th 2021. The decision comes after the parties appeared at the hearings France’s Autorité de la concurrence (Competition Authority) Collège (board) on September 5th and 6th 2022 to argue in […]

September 16, 2022By Colin Mann

Arcom clears Altice TF1/M6 channels deal

France’s Autorité de régulation de la communication audiovisuelle et numérique (the Audiovisual and Digital Communication Regulatory Authority) Arcom hasgiven its approval to the plans for the takeover by the company Groupe News Participations, a subsidiary of the Altice group, of the companies TFX and M6 Génération. These decisions follow the one issued by the Competition […]

September 5, 2022By Colin Mann

French watchdog raises TF1, M6 merger concerns

In the framework of the review of the proposed merger between Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6, the case team of the French competition authority (Autorité de la Concurrence) has issued its report. In the report, which does not prejudge the final decision by the Board (Collège) of the authority, the case team considers that the […]

July 27, 2022By Colin Mann