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Highly anticipated CP, Tesco deal review in Thailand could start next week

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 14 Aug 2020 04:40
  • 16 Aug 2020 19:47
The long-awaited review of Charoen Pokphand’s $10.6 billion takeover of Tesco’s Southeast Asian businesses might finally kick off next week, MLex has learned, after the parties submitted the additional documents required by Thailand’s antitrust regulator.
The deal to acquire the UK supermarket chain’s Thai and Malaysian businesses, first rumored in

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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