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Siemens, Alstom deal faces full-scale EU antitrust probe - sources

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By Foo Yun Chee and Tom SimsBRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens and Alstom are set to face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation this week after declining to provide concessions to allay regulatory concerns about their plan to combine their rail operations, two people familiar with the matter said.German industrial group Siemens and French rival Alstom want to create a Franco-German rail champion to compete more effectively with bigger rival CRRC and Canada's Bombardier Transportation.The companies had until July 6 to offer concessions to the European Commission but did not do so. Some ...

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 23:26 IST
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