September 3, 2009

EU to Investigate Oracle-Sun Deal

Lance Whitney

Europeans initiate Phase Two inquiry; raise concerns about database competition.

The European Commission announced Thursday that it has launched an in-depth investigation into the proposed merger between Oracle and Sun. The agency said its preliminary probe raised concerns that the deal could threaten competition in the database market in the European Economic Area (EEA), an association composed of 30 different European countries.

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