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The EU Commission approves, subject to remedies, a merger in the tissue paper sector (Kimberly-Clark/Scott Paper)

"Mergers : Summary of the most important recent developments"* On 16th January, after 5 months of extensive investigation, the Commission approved the proposed merger between Kimberly Clark Corporation (USA) and the Scott Paper Company (USA). However, this approval was only granted after the parties agreed to make substantial modifications to the merger in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The result of these modifications is that Kimberly Clark will not be able to combine its own Kleenex, and Scott‘s Andrex, branded consumer tissue businesses in the UK and Ireland. The parties will divest all of Kimberly-Clark‘s existing branded

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John Fells, The EU Commission approves, subject to remedies, a merger in the tissue paper sector (Kimberly-Clark/Scott Paper), 16 January 1996, e-Competitions January 1996, Art. N° 39579

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