EU Merger Control Clearance Obtained

LONDON – Friday, July 13 – American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), the world’s leading business partner for travel, is pleased to announce that it expects to complete its acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group plc (HRG), a global B2B services company specializing in travel management, on Thursday, July 19, following the receipt of EU merger control clearance today. The transaction was previously cleared by regulators in Russia and the United States. The combined group is expected to offer clients and travellers a wider range of products and services, bringing together the best of both businesses including technology, people and a comprehensive geographic footprint.

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