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Canada Competition Bureau to Review Rogers-BCE Buy of MLSE

December 09, 2011

Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) --Canada’s Competition Bureau will review the proposed acquisition of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. by Rogers Communications Inc. and BCE Inc., a spokeswoman for the bureau said.

“I can confirm that the Competition Bureau will be reviewing the proposed merger,” senior communications officer Alexa Keating said in an e-mail.

She added that the bureau “has a mandate to review mergers to determine whether they are likely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Andrew Mayeda in Ottawa at amayeda@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Badertscher at pbadertscher@bloomberg.net


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