September 4, 2001

EU will investigate HP-Compaq merger

Author: JT Smith

Reported at the Industry Standard: "The European Commission will
investigate the $25 billion takeover of Compaq
Computer by Hewlett-Packard, a Commission
spokeswoman said.

"If the deal meets the sales thresholds set forth in
the European Union competition regulations, then
it will be examined by the Commission," said
Amelia Torres, a Commission spokeswoman on
competition matters."

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