Hutchison-VimpelCom Italian Deal Said to Face EU Objections

  • EU antitrust complaint listing concerns could come in June
  • Separate U.K. deal may be vetoed by EU as soon as next week

The European Union is preparing to send CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. and VimpelCom Ltd. a statement of objections cataloging antitrust concerns over their 21.8 billion-euro ($24.7 billion) deal to create Italy’s largest wireless provider by customers, according to three people familiar with the matter.

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