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FTC Closer To Clearing Roche's Spark Buy: Report

$4.8bn Acquisition Dragging On

Executive Summary

Capitol Forum reports that FTC staff have recommended the proposed acquisition of Spark by Roche be approved without requiring any asset sales. The end could be in sight for the long-drawn out affair.

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