The EU Commission conditionally clears an acquisition in the tobacco industry (British American Tobacco / Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni)

Mergers: main developments between 1 May and 31 August 2008* In June conditional approval was given to British American Tobacco’s (BAT) proposed acquisition of the cigarette business together with certain roll-your-own tobacco and ‘snus’ (a type of oral tobacco) interests of the Danish company Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni (STK). The approval was granted subject to the divestment of a number of tobacco brands, primarily in Norway. BAT manufactures, markets and sells primarily

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

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John Gatti, Mary Loughran, The EU Commission conditionally clears an acquisition in the tobacco industry (British American Tobacco / Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni), 27 June 2008, e-Competitions June 2008, Art. N° 37700

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