De Persgroep’s plans to buy Mecom under further investigation by Anastasia Gnezditskaia in Marketplace 24 Sep 2014 Following the announcement of the Belgian publishing group De Persgroep that it intends to buy Mecom Group’s assets in the Netherlands and Denmark (we wrote about it here), the Dutch regulator announced it intends to conduct a deeper research into how the deal will affect advertise This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Daily DealsDe Persgroepthe Netherlands Anastasia Gnezditskaia Anastasia Gnezditskaia is a writer / analyst covering France, Benelux and Morocco. Originally from Moscow and now based in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation. With a doctoral degree in political economy from Central European University, she taught graduate and undergraduate courses at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she lived for 10 years. Following this she managed international development projects in Africa at the World Bank, and worked as a journalist covering Congress, federal government agencies and financial markets, including energy futures in North America.