Tag Archives: Competition-Mergers

Mergers: Commission clears merger between Dow and DuPont, subject to conditions

Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Pesticides are products that matter – to farmers, consumers and the environment. We need effective competition in this sector so companies are pushed to develop

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The Treaties of Rome at 60: President Juncker participates in anniversary celebrations and leads discussion on the future of the EU at 27

President Juncker will be in Rome, Italy on Friday 24 and Saturday …

Written question – Apple and sabbatical leave from DG COMP – E-006829/2016

We have learned that an official who worked in the Commission Directorate-General for Competition from 2007 to 2015, specifically responsible for several investigations concerning Google and Microsoft, and who headed the Mergers Unit within the …

Written question – Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto – E-007548/2016

The past few months have seen a series of unprecedented mergers and acquisitions that have led to an even greater degree of concentration in a sector already marked by oligopolies. Syngenta was sold to ChemChina …

Perpetual wary of red flags for bad M&A deals as season heats up

Merger and acquisition activity is heating up towards year end, but investors need to be wary of rewarding companies that launch takeovers as most are done for the wrong reasons and many will end in …

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