The French Competition Authority clears a merger subject to remedies in the magazines market (Mondadori / Reworld Media)

Magazines* The Autorité de la concurrence clears, subject to conditions, the acquisition of Mondadori France (Biba, Grazia, Modes & Travaux) by Reworld Media (Marie France, Maison & Travaux, Auto Moto) Background Press group Reworld Media notified the Autorité of its planned acquisition of publisher Mondadori France. Concluding its analysis, the Autorité identified competition concerns in the car magazines market, in which the new entity would own three of the four leading titles distributed in France. Reworld Media responded to these concerns by making a commitment to sell one car magazine title to a competitor to maintain sufficient competition in this market. The Autorité therefore decided to clear the transaction subject

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority clears a merger subject to remedies in the magazines market (Mondadori / Reworld Media), 24 July 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2019, Art. N° 91197

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