This case summary concerns an analysis of the Board’s Akdağ Beton/Şenerler Beton/Saray Beton/Sarıkaya Beton/Üç Yıldırım decision,  based on an investigation initiated due to a complaint filed with the Turkish Competition Authority against certain ready-mixed concrete companies that were active in Yozgat, Turkey. The Board evaluated four stand-alone transactions that had been executed without the Board’s approval under Article 11 of the Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition (“ Law No. 4054 ”), and ultimately resolved that the transactions indeed did not require a mandatory merger control filing before the Turkish Competition Authority since the applicable jurisdictional thresholds had not been satisfied. The decision is significant in that it does not provide any insight on whether the
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