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TF1 offers to hold separate M6’s advertising business to ease French competition concerns

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 19 Aug 2022 10:59
  • 19 Aug 2022 10:59
Groupe TF1’s owner has told the French merger regulator that it would hold its advertising unit separate from Groupe M6 to secure approval for the controversial plan to merge two of the country’s leading TV channels, MLex has learned.
The Autorité de la Concurrence yesterday quizzed market players for views

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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