The French Competition Authority clears the acquisition of 556 stores subject to divestment of 9 stores (Leader Price / Aldi)

Aldi – Leader Price transaction: The Autorité clears the acquisition of 554 Leader Price stores and 2 Casino stores by Aldi, subject to the divestiture of 9 stores* In a decision issued today, the Autorité de la concurrence cleared the acquisition of Leader Price by Aldi, subject to conditions. A transaction referred to the Autorité by the European Commission Given the Community scope of this transaction, it should, in theory, have been examined by the European Commission. However, as allowed under European Regulation 139/2004, the parties to the transaction requested that the transaction examination be referred to the Autorité considering that the

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority clears the acquisition of 556 stores subject to divestment of 9 stores (Leader Price / Aldi), 17 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 98096

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