The European Commission clears, subject to divestiture, an acquisition in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages (Pernod Ricard/V&S Vin & Sprit)

"Mergers: main developments between 1 May and 31 August 2008"* In July clearance was granted to Pernod Ricard‘s proposed acquisition of the Swedish state-owned company V&S Vin & Sprit (V&S). Pernod Ricard is a publicly quoted French company active in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages on a worldwide basis. Its main brands include Chivas Regal, Ballantine’sand The Glenlivet Scotchwhiskies,

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  • JG Associates (Brussels)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)

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John Gatti, Mary Loughran, The European Commission clears, subject to divestiture, an acquisition in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages (Pernod Ricard/V&S Vin & Sprit), 17 July 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2008, Art. N° 37704

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