The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation concerning a merger in retail markets for electricity and gas (E.ON / Innogy)

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into E.ON's proposed acquisition of Innogy* The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Innogy by E.ON under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission has concerns that the proposed acquisition may reduce competition in retail markets for electricity and gas in several Member States. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “European households and business customers should be able to buy electricity and gas at competitive prices. Our in-depth investigation aims to ensure that the

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation concerning a merger in retail markets for electricity and gas (E.ON / Innogy), 7 March 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2019 - II, Art. N° 89654

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