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06 November 2019

Focus Antitrust - 6 November 2019

In The News

European Commission opens phase 2 investigation into proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l'Atlantique by Fincantieri

The European Commission has opened an in-depth phase 2 investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l'Atlantique by Fincantieri. The Commission is concerned that the transaction may reduce competition in the global cruise shipbuilding market. Click here.

CMA issues adverse provisional findings in Illumina and PacBio merger

The CMA has provisionally found that the proposed merger of Illumina and PacBio raises competition concerns in relation to DNA sequencing systems. Click here.

European Commission opens investigation into French retailers’ purchasing alliance

The European Commission has opened an investigation into a purchasing alliance between the French grocery retailers Casino and Intermarche. Click here.

UK

CMA
  • The CMA is proposing to refer the completed merger of Danspin and Lawton Yarns for a detailed phase 2 investigation. The CMA considers that the merger may raise concerns in relation to the supply of yarn used to make woollen carpets. Click here.

For more information please contact Paul Stone on +44 (0)20 7203 5110 or at paul.stone@crsblaw.com.

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