The Latvian Competition Council conditionally clears a merger in the pharmacy sector (Sentor Farm Aptiekas / Recipe Plus)

On January 23, 2009, the Latvian Competition Council (CC) of Latvia provisionally cleared a merger between Sentor Farm Aptiekas and Recipe Plus. The merging parties had agreed to transfer all of their shares in the companies to a newly created holding company Repharm, where both parties would enjoy joint control. Although the CC recognized potential anti-competitive effects, it agreed to clear the merger if behavioural commitments are adopted. Since the proposed merger would lead to vertical integration, the likelihood of possible foreclosure was assessed. Relevant market Both parties are considered as market

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Maris Butans, The Latvian Competition Council conditionally clears a merger in the pharmacy sector (Sentor Farm Aptiekas / Recipe Plus), 23 January 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2009, Art. N° 26666

Visites 1293

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues