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Mergers and acquisitions in TV production, aggregation and distribution: challenges for competition, industrial and media policy

Tom Evens (UGent) and Karen Donders
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This paper focuses on the recent wave of M&A activity, both vertical and horizontal in TV production, aggregation and distribution industries, and discusses the implications of M&A activity for competition, industrial and media policymaking. Moreover, it aspires to set a forward-looking perspective on the regulation of M&A in the TV industry. It is argued that while EU competition policy has difficulties to fully grasp anti-competitive effects resulting from vertical M&A activity in particular, industrial and media-specific policies dealing with the creation of an economically and culturally sustainable, European broadcasting and distribution sector are virtually absent from national and European policy agendas. It is particular in the latter two domains of policymaking that policy action is necessary.
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Mergers and acquisitions, distribution, TV broadcasting, industrial policy, regulation, media policy, competition policy, business model

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Evens, Tom, and Karen Donders. “Mergers and Acquisitions in TV Production, Aggregation and Distribution: Challenges for Competition, Industrial and Media Policy.” European Communications Policy Research Conference. 2015. Print.
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Evens, T., & Donders, K. (2015). Mergers and acquisitions in TV production, aggregation and distribution: challenges for competition, industrial and media policy. European Communications Policy Research Conference. Presented at the European Communications Policy Research Conference (EuroCPR).
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Evens, Tom, and Karen Donders. 2015. “Mergers and Acquisitions in TV Production, Aggregation and Distribution: Challenges for Competition, Industrial and Media Policy.” In European Communications Policy Research Conference.
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Evens, Tom, and Karen Donders. 2015. “Mergers and Acquisitions in TV Production, Aggregation and Distribution: Challenges for Competition, Industrial and Media Policy.” In European Communications Policy Research Conference.
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Evens T, Donders K. Mergers and acquisitions in TV production, aggregation and distribution: challenges for competition, industrial and media policy. European Communications Policy Research Conference. 2015.
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T. Evens and K. Donders, “Mergers and acquisitions in TV production, aggregation and distribution: challenges for competition, industrial and media policy,” in European Communications Policy Research Conference, Brussels, 2015.
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  abstract     = {This paper focuses on the recent wave of M&A activity, both vertical and horizontal in TV production, aggregation and distribution industries, and discusses the implications of M&A activity for competition, industrial and media policymaking. Moreover, it aspires to set a forward-looking perspective on the regulation of M&A in the TV industry. It is argued that while EU competition policy has difficulties to fully grasp anti-competitive effects resulting from vertical M&A activity in particular, industrial and media-specific policies dealing with the creation of an economically and culturally sustainable, European broadcasting and distribution sector are virtually absent from national and European policy agendas. It is particular in the latter two domains of policymaking that policy action is necessary.},
  author       = {Evens, Tom and Donders, Karen},
  booktitle    = {European Communications Policy Research Conference},
  keywords     = {Mergers and acquisitions,distribution,TV broadcasting,industrial policy,regulation,media policy,competition policy,business model},
  language     = {eng},
  location     = {Brussels},
  title        = {Mergers and acquisitions in TV production, aggregation and distribution: challenges for competition, industrial and media policy},
  year         = {2015},
}