The French Competition Authority clears a merger subject to remedies in the hearing aids sector (Audilab / Demant)

Sale of hearing aids: the Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of Audilab by the Demant group, subject to conditions.* Background After an in-depth examination of the hearing aids sector in its 2016 sector-wide inquiry and having made several recommendations aiming to ensure its competitive operation (see opinion 16-A-24 / press release of 14 December 2016), the Autorité issues today a decision regarding the planned acquisition of Audilab hearing aids distributor by the Demant group. Following its analysis, the Autorité identified competition issues in the hearing aid

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority clears a merger subject to remedies in the hearing aids sector (Audilab / Demant), 11 December 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2019, Art. N° 92802

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