See translation in english Relevant Market – Commitments : The European Commission refines its market definition for finished dose pharmaceuticals and clears an acquisition in this sector subject to commitments (Teva / Ratiopharm)

MERGERS – RELEVANT MARKET – COMMITMENTS – PHARMACEUTICAL AND GENERIC PRODUCTS

Relevant Market – Commitments  : The European Commission refines its market definition for finished dose pharmaceuticals and clears an acquisition in this sector subject to commitments (Teva/Ratiopharm)

Eur. comm., dec. art. 6(2) Reg. 139/2004, 3 August 2010, Teva/Ratiopharm, case COMP/M.5865 On 3 August 2010, the European Commission cleared, subject to conditions and obligations, the acquisition by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (« Teva ») of Merckle GmbH, CT Arzneimittel GmbH and AbZ-Pharma GmbH (collectively, « Ratiopharm »). Teva is an international pharmaceutical company based in Israel and is involved in the development, production and marketing of proprietary and generic pharmaceutical products as well as biopharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Ratiopharm is an international pharmaceutical company based in Germany that is active in generic products and biopharmaceuticals. The Commission's investigation found that competition concerns could be excluded

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David Hull, Relevant Market – Commitments : The European Commission refines its market definition for finished dose pharmaceuticals and clears an acquisition in this sector subject to commitments (Teva/Ratiopharm), 3 August 2010, Concurrences August 2010, Art. N° 34192, p. 148

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