Focus Antitrust - 6 May 2020
In The News
CMA blocks JD Sports/Footasylum merger
The CMA has blocked the JD Sports/Footasylum merger, confirming its provisional findings that the transaction would lead to a substantial lessening of competition nationally. Click here.
European Commission clears Aurubis' acquisition of Metallo
The European Commission has cleared Aurubis' acquisition of Metallo following an in-depth phase 2 merger investigation. The Commission was satisfied that, as a consequence of the transaction, the merged entity would not be able to impose lower prices for the copper scrap it purchases. Click here.
- The European Commission has approved the proposed creation of a newly established joint venture between Nordic Entertainment Group AB and Telenor. Click here.
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