Heiner Bruhn

DG COMP (Brussels)
Case officer

Heiner Bruhn works as Case Handler at European Commission, DG COMP (Directorate General for Competition).

Linked author

DG GROW (Brussels)

Articles

2354 Bulletin

Heiner Bruhn, Kristin Schreiber The European Commission approves a concentration in the insurance sector creating a leading European insurer in terms of premium income (Axa/UAP)

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"Mergers - Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 20th December 1996, the Commission approved an operation whereby AXA will acquire sole control of UAP via an offer for exchange of shares, covering the whole of UAP‘s shares. The new French group will become a leading European (...)

Heiner Bruhn, Kristin Schreiber The European Commission decides to carry out an in-depth investigation into a proposed concentration in the markets for platinum groups metals (Anglo American/Lonrho)

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"Mergers - Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 16th December 1996 the Commission decided to open proceedings to carry out a “Phase 2” investigation in another case, the shareholding of the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa (AAC) in Lonrho. AAC and companies related (...)

Heiner Bruhn, Kristin Schreiber The EU Commission refers two mergers in the electricity sector to the German Bundeskartellamt following requests under article 9 of the EC merger regulation (RWE / Thyssengas and Bayernwerk / Isarwerke)

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"Mergers - Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 25 November 1996, two cases in the energy sector, RWE/Thyssengas and Bayernwerk/Isarwerke, were referred to the German competition authority, the Bundeskartellamt, following requests under Article 9 of the EC Merger Regulation. (...)

Heiner Bruhn, Kristin Schreiber The EU Commission prohibits a merger in the daily consumer goods sector between two Finnish companies considering that the operation would likely create a dominant position (Kesko / Tuko)

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"Mergers - Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 20th November 1996 the Commission decided that the acquisition of Tuko by Kesko, two Finnish companies active in the sale of daily consumer goods in Finland, was incompatible with the common market. The Commission’s examination (...)

Heiner Bruhn, Kristin Schreiber The European Commission opens proceedings in order to carry out an in-depth investigation into a proposed acquisition in the beverages sector (Coca-Cola Enterprises / Amalgamated Beverages)

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"Mergers - Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 19th September 1996, the Commission decided to open proceedings in order to carry out an in-depth (“Phase 2”) investigation under the Merger Regulation into the proposed acquisition by Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) of (...)

Heiner Bruhn, Kristin Schreiber The EU Commission approves the formation of a joint venture between two oil companies combining their European activities in the refining and marketing of fuels and lubricants (BP / Mobil)

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"Mergers - Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 7th August 1996, the Commission approved the proposed formation of a joint venture between BP and Mobil which combines their European activities in the refining and marketing of fuels and lubricants. BP and Mobil will combine (...)