EU, DOJ Approve Thomson-Reuters With Conditions

US and European regulators have signed off on Thomson’s $15.8 billion acquisition of Reuters. CEO designate Tom Glocer said talks have begun on asset sales that were a condition of both approvals. The combined company will need to make copies of its financial databases — Thomson’s Worldscope, Reuters Estimates, Reuters Aftermarket Research and Reuters EcoWin — available to third parties. Glocer said the deal is on track to close the week of April 13.

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