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11/17/14 REUTERS 21:24:17
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November 17, 2014
Halliburton faces tough sell in taking Baker Hughes deal to regulators
Diane Bartz
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Halliburton Co will have a tough time convincing U.S. regulators to approve its $35 billion deal to buy smaller rival Baker Hughes Inc but could prevail with the right divestitures, antitrust experts said Monday.
The deal, if...
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Company: SCHLUMBERGER NV; OMNICOM GROUP INC; BAKER HUGHES INC; HALLIBURTON CO
News Subject: (Monopolies (1MO68); Government Litigation (1GO18); Economics & Trade (1EC26); Antitrust Regulatory (1AN52); Legal (1LE33))
Industry: (Energy & Fuel (1EN13); Pollution (1PO10); Oil & Gas (1OI76); Environmental Problems (1EN46))
Region: (USA (1US73); U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region (1MI18); North America (1NO39); District of Columbia (1DI60); Americas (1AM92))
Language: EN
Other Indexing: (Mazard PLLC) (Diana Moss; Andre Barlow; Jonathan Ernst)
Keywords: antitrust; securities; ma; energy (MCC:f); (N2:US); (N2:AMERS); (N2:USA); (MCCL:OVR); (MCCL:OEC)
Word Count: 418
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