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AVEVA, Schneider gets all regulatory clearances except CFIUS approval


Friday, 15 Dec 2017 

Dec 15 (Reuters) - Aveva Group Plc ::‍UPDATE RE CLEARANCES & EXPECTED CLOSING TIMETABLE​.CO, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC ARE CONFIRM ALL OUTSTANDING REGULATORY CLEARANCES REQUIRED AHEAD OF COMPLETION OF COMBINATION HAVE BEEN RECEIVED​.‍APPROVAL OF COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN UNITED STATES NOT YET RECEIVED; REVIEW PROCEDURE IS ONGOING​.‍AVEVA AND SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC ARE NOT AWARE OF AND DO NOT EXPECT ANY SUBSTANTIVE CFIUS CONCERNS​.‍CFIUS APPROVAL FOR DEAL IS NOT EXPECTED BEFORE VERY LATE DECEMBER 2017 AT EARLIEST, AND MAY EXTEND AS LATE AS MID-FEBRUARY 2018​.‍EXPECTS COMPLETION OF COMBINATION TO OCCUR AT END OF JANUARY OR FEB 2018, SUBJECT TO ANY UNFORESEEN DELAYS IN CFIUS APPROVAL PROCESS​.‍AVEVA IS CONTINUING PROCESS OF SELECTING A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR COMBINED CO​.