The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation into a proposed merger between two-panel manufacturers (Kingspan / Trimo)

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of Trimo by Kingspan Page contents* The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Trimo, arhitekturne rešitve, d.o.o. (‘Trimo') by Kingspan Group plc (‘Kingspan'), under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the proposed transaction may reduce competition and lead to price increases in the market for mineral fibre sandwich panels in a number of Member States and the UK. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, responsible for competition policy, said: “Together, Kingspan and Trimo would be by far the largest player in

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation into a proposed merger between two-panel manufacturers (Kingspan / Trimo), 12 April 2021, e-Competitions April 2021 - II, Art. N° 100144

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