The Spanish Competition Authority clears in phase II a merger in the markets for passenger and freight maritime transport subject to removal of structural links with competitors and limitation of exclusive rights on port infrastructure (Trasmediterranea / Europa Ferrys / Viajes Eurotras)

The operation The operation involved the acquisition of Euroferrys and Viajes Eurotras by Trasmediterránea. The transaction contract included a non-compete agreement, whereby the shareholders of the purchased companies committed not to develop activities competing with Euroferrys, for a term that could not exceed three years. Trasmediterránea was a passenger and freight maritime transport company, with activities in three geographic areas: the Mediterranean (mainland Spain-Balearic Islands), the Canary Islands and the Straits of Gibraltar. Trasmediterránea also had other activities, including cruise operations, travel agency services, freight terminals,

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Daniel Domínguez Muñoz, The Spanish Competition Authority clears in phase II a merger in the markets for passenger and freight maritime transport subject to removal of structural links with competitors and limitation of exclusive rights on port infrastructure (Trasmediterranea / Europa Ferrys / Viajes Eurotras), 20 June 2006, e-Competitions June 2006, Art. N° 20849

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