The French Minister of Economy clears a merger in phase II in the markets of exhibition site management and organisation of trade exhibitions with remedies, including assets increase and price regulation remedies (CCIP / Unibail)

The operation By a letter dated 13 November 2007, the French Minister of Economy, Finance, and Employment authorized in phase II the merger between the trade exhibitions and conferences activities of the Industry and Trade Chamber of Paris (« CCIP ») and the Unibail holding SA (« Unibail »). The merger created a joint-venture running the management of sites dedicated to trade exhibitions (para. 1) The market(s) The relevant market has been defined by the Minister as the upstream market of exhibition site management in the Paris area dedicated to trade exhibitions (para. 2). Remedy 1 : Assets increase The upstream market of management of sites dedicated to trade exhibitions is characterized by the existence of supra competitive prices. Those prices are due to the persistence of a

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François Blanc, The French Minister of Economy clears a merger in phase II in the markets of exhibition site management and organisation of trade exhibitions with remedies, including assets increase and price regulation remedies (CCIP / Unibail), 13 November 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2007, Art. N° 19724

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