The EU Commission clears a merger subject to remedies in the market of batteries (Spectrum Brand / Energizer)

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Spectrum Brands' batteries and portable lighting business by Energizer, subject to conditions* The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Spectrum Brands' batteries and portable lighting business by Energizer, both active in the supply of consumer batteries. The approval is conditional on the divestment of Spectrum Brand's regional Varta business. Energizer and Spectrum Brands are two of the world's main manufacturers and suppliers of consumer batteries. They sell their batteries under the Energizer, Varta and Rayovac brands in the European Economic Area (EEA). Their product portfolios include

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger subject to remedies in the market of batteries (Spectrum Brand / Energizer), 11 December 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2019, Art. N° 88737

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