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.
- 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.
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