The Czech Competition Authority clears a merger in the tiling materials and paints sector subject to maintenance of current distribution networks, brands and supplies and other behavioural remedies (Lasselsberger / Deutsche Steinzug)

The operation Pursuant to agreement dated 4 November 2000, LSBG INT acquired control over DS by acquiring a majority of its shares. THE LSBG INT, an Austrian company, is a sole shareholder of its Czech subsidiary, LASSELSBERGER s.r.o. ("LSBG"). LSBG owned 48% of shares in KERAMIKA Horní Bøíza, s.r.o. ("KHB") and 34,35% in Chlumèanské keramické závody, a.s. ("CHKZ"). Both KHB and CHKZ are Czech manufacturers of ceramic tiles and related products. The Office noted that regardless of the concerned merger, the share of LSBG in these companies was to increase up to the 90% in the near future. DS is a German company,

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Petr Zákoucký, The Czech Competition Authority clears a merger in the tiling materials and paints sector subject to maintenance of current distribution networks, brands and supplies and other behavioural remedies (Lasselsberger / Deutsche Steinzug), 7 June 2001, e-Competitions June 2001, Art. N° 20913

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