UPS (UPS -1.3%) faces an uphill climb in its bid to close a deal to acquire TNT Express....

|By:, SA News Editor

UPS (UPS -1.3%) faces an uphill climb in its bid to close a deal to acquire TNT Express. Analysts warn that regulators appear to be applying a narrow definition of the package shipping industry which could tip the scales toward rejecting the merger. A speech this week by EU Commissioner Joaquin Almunia kickstarted the concerns that the issue could be a roadblock.