The US FTC requires two companies to sell off three facilities amid concerns that the deal would increase concentration in the North American market for porcelain enamel frit (Prince / Ferro)

FTC Requires Prince and Ferro to Sell Off Three Facilities amid Concerns that Deal would Increase Concentration in North American Market for Porcelain Enamel Frit* Absent a Remedy, the Merger Would Also Likely Harm Competition in Markets for Forehearth Colorants and Glass Enamel The Federal Trade Commission took action today to preserve competition by requiring Prince International Corp. and Ferro Corp. to divest three facilities used to make porcelain enamel frit, glass enamel, and forehearth colorants, as a condition of Prince’s parent company – American Securities Partners VII, L.P. – acquiring competitor Ferro Corp. for $2.1 billion. The consent agreement preserves competition in the North American market for porcelain enamel frit, and in the world markets for forehearth colorants

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US Federal Trade Commission, The US FTC requires two companies to sell off three facilities amid concerns that the deal would increase concentration in the North American market for porcelain enamel frit (Prince / Ferro), 21 April 2022, e-Competitions April 2022, Art. N° 106237

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