The European Commission clears under conditions the creation of a joint venture between two chemical companies (BASF/Ineos Styrene)

"Merger: main developments between 1 May and 31 August 2011"* On 1 June 2011 the European Commission cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the creation of a joint venture combining the existing styrene monomer, polystyrene and acrylonitrile‑butadiene‑styrene (ABS) businesses of INEOS of Switzerland and BASF of Germany. The decision is conditional upon the divestment of activities in the ABS sector.

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John Gatti, The European Commission clears under conditions the creation of a joint venture between two chemical companies (BASF/Ineos Styrene), 1 June 2011, e-Competitions June 2011, Art. N° 54655

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