The Spanish Competition Commission clears a merger in the healthcare industry subject to extensive remedies (Quirón Group / Santa Cristina Clinic)

The CNMC approves the Quirón Group's acquisition, with a complete package of commitments, of the Santa Cristina Clinic in Albacete*The merger is approved following intense work in the second phase and a complete package of commitments, which was subjected to successive market tests with its competitors.Extensive conditions were imposed to guarantee the quality of the health services provided and improve collaboration with the public health system for five years.The prices of health services and the hiring of spaces will be monitored to guarantee the relationship with professionals and access by competitors.Quirón will invest 1.5 million euros over three years to implement new specialities. Madrid, 24 April 2019.- The CNMC (National Commission on Markets and Competition) has approved

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Spanish Competition Authority, The Spanish Competition Commission clears a merger in the healthcare industry subject to extensive remedies (Quirón Group / Santa Cristina Clinic), 24 April 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2019, Art. N° 91433

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