The EU Commission approves an acquisition between two large EEA purchasers of copper scrap following an in-depth investigation and concludes that the merger does not adversely affect competition (Metallo / Aurubis)

On 4 May 2020, the Commission approved German Aurubis’ € 380 million acquisition of Belgian rival Metallo following an in-depth investigation. Aurubis is Europe’s largest integrated copper producer, selling copper shapes, semi-finished copper and various copper alloy products. It also processes copper concentrates and scrap to produce copper cathodes. Metallo

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Porter Elliott, The EU Commission approves an acquisition between two large EEA purchasers of copper scrap following an in-depth investigation and concludes that the merger does not adversely affect competition (Metallo / Aurubis), 4 May 2020, e-Competitions June 2020, Art. N° 95159

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