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The German Bundeskartellamt cleared a merger in the market for the production of asphalt mix subject to remedies, including the divestiture of a shareholding in a joint venture (Strabag/AMH)
The operation The operations covered by this case comprised acquisitions by Strabag AG (“Strabag”) of businesses, shareholdings and assets involved in the production of ready-mix asphalt. Strabag…
The German Bundeskartellamt cleared a merger in the market for the production of quicklime subject to remedies, including the requirement to shut down three quicklime top loading production units
The operation On 21 March 2003 the Bundeskartellamt was notified of the proposed acquisition of a not publicly disclosed percentage of the shares of Kalkwerke Lengerich GmbH (“Lengerich”) by…
The UK OFT decided to accept undertakings in lieu of a reference to the Competition Commission, including the vacation of an overnight airport parking stand (Flybe/BA Connect)
The operation By decision given on 7 February 2007, the Office of Fair Trading authorised Flybe, one of Europe's largest largest low-cost airlines specialising in serving regional destinations,…
The German Bundeskartellamt cleared a merger in the building materials sector subject to remedies, including an extensive divestment package (Werhahn/Norddeutsche Mischwerke)
The operation On 21 February 2005 Basalt-Actien-Gesellschaft (“BAG”) notified the Bundeskartellamt of the proposed acquisition by Werhahn & Nauen of shareholdings in three companies from…
The German Competition Authority clears a joint venture in the market for special interest magazines subject to the divestiture of two magazine titles (Axel Springer / Jahr Verlag)
The operation On 19 June 2000 Axel Springer Verlag AG (“Axel Springer”) notified the Bundeskartellamt of a proposed joint venture of its subsidiary, Top Special Verlag GmbH, with Offene…
The German Bundeskartellamt cleared a merger in the retail market for DIY products and hardware goods subject to remedies including the divestiture of several shops (Globus/hela Profizentren)
The operation On 9 August 2007 Globus Fachmarkte GmbH & Co. KG (“Globus”) notified the Bundeskartellamt of the proposed acquisition of 100% of the shares of the following businesses from…
The German Bundeskartellamt cleared a merger in the market for food additives subject to remedies, including the commitment not to apply to the EC for an extension of anti-dumping customs duties
The operation On 7 January 2003 Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Japan (“Ajinomoto”) notified the Bundeskartellamt of its proposed acquisition of 80.4% of Orsan S.A, France (“Orsan”). Orsan is mainly active as…
The German Competition Authority clears a merger in the air transport sector subject to remedies, including the transfer of scheduled flight services, the making available of slots and the divestment
The operation On 22 November 2000 the parties notified the Bundeskartellamt of the proposed acquisition of 49% of the equity capital of Eurowings Luftverkehrs AG (“Eurowings”) by Lufthansa AG…
The German Bundeskartellamt cleared a merger in the market for hospital services subject to remedies including the requirement to make capacity available to a competitor (Klinikum Region Hannover/LKH
The operation On 20 December 2006 the Bundeskartellamt was notified of the proposed acquisition by Klinikum Region Hannover GmbH (“KRH”) of Niedersachsische Lankdeskrankenhaus Wunstorf (“NLKH…
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