The European Commission conditionally clears a merger in the development and production of equipment for pulp mills (Metso/Aker)

"Mergers — Main developments between 1 September and 31 December 2006"* On 12 December the Commission gave conditional approval to a proposed acquisition by Metso Corporation Oy (“Metso”) of Finland of the pulp and power business of the Norwegian group Aker Kvaerner ASA. Both Metso and Aker Kvaerner are active worldwide in the development and production of equipment for pulp mills. The Commission’s market investigation showed that the proposed transaction could have substantially reduced competition

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  • JG Associates (Brussels)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)

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John Gatti, Mary Loughran, The European Commission conditionally clears a merger in the development and production of equipment for pulp mills (Metso/Aker), 12 December 2006, e-Competitions December 2006, Art. N° 38257

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