European Commission and the relevant regulatory authorities in the US cleared the proposed joint takeover bid for Amadeus by current airline shareholders Air France, Iberia and Lufthansa and Amadelux, which was formed by two venture capital funds, BC Partners and Cinven. Amadeus is owned 23% by AF, 18% by Iberia and 5% by Lufthansa. The airlines and private equity funds have formed a takeover vehicle, WAM Acquisition, to bid for the whole of Amadeus, which they valued at around €4.3 ...

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