Will UPS’s Regulatory Difficulties With The E.U Upset These Top Institutional Shareholders? - Wall Street Cheat Sheet United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) plans to buy Dutch competitor TNT Express could be in for regulatory difficulties judging by the comments of European Union Competition Commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, who expressed reservations about whether or not appropriate solutions will ultimately address concerns for express-parcel deliveries in Europe. A major concern is that the deal will reduce the number of package delivery companies in Europe to only two. Will United Parcel Service, Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? (NYSE:UPS) in Q3 2012. They reported owning a total of 487.853 million shares on 09/30/2012.