The EU Commission conditionally clears a merger in the chemical industry (BASF / Ciba)

"Mergers: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 12 March 2009, under the EU Merger Regulation, the European Commission cleared the proposed acquisition of Ciba of Switzerland by BASF SE of Germany. Both companies are active in the chemicals industry. To remedy the competition concerns which the Commission had in relation to a number of specialty chemical products, used inter alia in the paper, dyestuffs, plastics and skin care sectors, BASF offered to

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John Gatti, The EU Commission conditionally clears a merger in the chemical industry (BASF / Ciba), 12 March 2009, e-Competitions March 2009, Art. N° 37615

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