The European Commission approves, subject to conditions, a concentration creating the world’s largest packaging company (Crown Cork and Seal/Carnaud MetalBox)

"Mergers Summary of the most important recent developments"* The Commission authorised the proposed acquisition of Carnaud Metalbox S.A. by Crown Cork & Seal, Inc., subject to the fulfilment of divestiture commitments made by Crown in order to meet the competition concerns identified by the Commission. Following a detailed second phase investigation, the Commission concluded that Crown‘s commitment to divest a specified group of tinplate aerosol can operations would be sufficient to overcome the competition concerns raised by the proposed operation in

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  • JG Associates (Brussels)
  • DG REGIO (Brussels)

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John Gatti, Jon Denness, The European Commission approves, subject to conditions, a concentration creating the world’s largest packaging company (Crown Cork and Seal/Carnaud MetalBox), 14 November 1995, e-Competitions Bulletin November 1995, Art. N° 39591

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