The US FTC issues an order aimed at protecting retail fuel customers following a merger between 2 companies in the energy sector (Global Partners / Wheels)

FTC Order Protects Retail Fuel Customers Following Global Partners LP’s Acquisition of Wheels* Proposed order preserves competition by requiring divestiture of 7 retail gasoline and diesel stations in Connecticut Global Partners LP and Richard Wiehl have agreed to divest to Petroleum Marketing Investment Group, LLC, seven stores that sell gasoline and diesel fuel in five local markets in Connecticut, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Global’s proposed acquisition of 27 retail gasoline and diesel outlets owned or operated by Wiehl violates federal antitrust laws.

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US Federal Trade Commission, The US FTC issues an order aimed at protecting retail fuel customers following a merger between 2 companies in the energy sector (Global Partners / Wheels), 20 December 2021, e-Competitions December 2021, Art. N° 104702

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