July 28, 2013 / 1:16 PM / 4 years ago

Publicis, Omnicom confident will get regulatory approval

PARIS (Reuters) - Publicis (PUBP.PA) and Omnicom (OMC.N) expect to be able to win regulatory approval for their merger, the chief executives of the two companies told a news conference on Sunday.

    “We are not expecting anything that would prevent us from going forward,” Omnicom head John Wren said, adding that they needed clearance in 41-46 countries.

    “We are confident that we will get regulatory approvals,” Publicis Chief Executive Maurice Levy added.

    Reporting by Leila Abboud; Editing by James Regan

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