The Italian Competition Authority imposes far-reaching undertakings on the merging parties as a condition for the clearance of the acquisition of control over the largest independent operator in the infrastructure sector for TV, radio and telecommunications networks (Digital Multimedia Technologies / Elettronica Industriale)

On December 14th, 2011, the Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato ("IAA") imposed far-reaching undertakings on the merging parties as a condition for the clearance of the acquisition of control over Digital Multimedia Technologies ("DMT"), the largest independent Italian operator in the infrastructure sector for TV, radio and telecommunications networks, by Elettronica Industriale ("EI"). The merger presented significant vertical issues, as the acquirer was not only an horizontal competitor of DMT (operating in the related segments of the construction, maintenance and

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Stefano Grassani, The Italian Competition Authority imposes far-reaching undertakings on the merging parties as a condition for the clearance of the acquisition of control over the largest independent operator in the infrastructure sector for TV, radio and telecommunications networks (Digital Multimedia Technologies / Elettronica Industriale), 14 December 2011, e-Competitions December 2011, Art. N° 48552

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