Porsche files with EU to take over VW

BRUSSELS, June 1 Fri Jun 1, 2007 5:21am EDT

BRUSSELS, June 1 (Reuters) - Porsche (PSHG_p.DE) has asked the European Commission for permission to take over Volkswagen (VOWG.DE), a filing with the Commission showed on Friday.

The Commission has until July 2 to consider whether the deal should win competition approval or requires further investigation.

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