On 15 November 2019 the European Commission announced that, after a Phase II investigation, it has approved the proposed acquisition by Telia of Bonnier Broadcasting conditionally. The deal is worth €849.7 million, and will give Telia ownership of Bonnier’s television networks and all related streaming and advertising-based services.
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- Cecilio Madero Villarejo speech on "The legacy of Commissioner Vestager and a peek into the future" (EU/General Competition)