Concerns Weigh Over Alcatel-Lucent Merger

Critics on both sides don't like the price. But the union of the French and U.S. telco giants looks likely to be OK'd by shareholders

As French telecom-equipment giant Alcatel and U.S.-based Lucent prepare for Sept. 7 shareholder votes on a planned merger of the companies, critics are warning the merger could be a bad deal for investors.

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