The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger between two healthcare providers (Evean - De Weeren)

I. Introduction On 15 November 2004 the Dutch Competition Authority («NMa») cleared the proposed merger between two Dutch healthcare providers Stichting Evean Zorg(«Evean») and De Weeren, Stichting voor Zorg en Dienstverlening(«De Weeren») [1]. Evean and De Weeren both provide for intramural and extramural healthcare in the field of the General Act on Special Medical Expenses («AWBZ»). In the province North Holland Evean and De Weeren both offer a variety of extramural healthcare services concerning domestic care, maternity care and youth healthcare, as well as intramural healthcare services concerning nursing home care and residential home care. II. Relevant markets For its assessment the NMa considered the current state of competition

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  • De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
  • Smeets Van Empel advocaten (Amsterdam)

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Margot Aelen, Loes Brekhof, The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger between two healthcare providers (Evean - De Weeren), 15 November 2004, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2004, Art. N° 34058

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