The Polish Competition Authority conditionally clears a vertical merger between a company operating in the sale and extraction of coal and a producer of mining accessories (Kompania Węglowa / Huta Łabędy)

The Polish Competition Authority (the OCCP President) gave consent for Kompania Węglowa to take over Huta Łabędy. It was however a conditional consent. The Authority very rarely issues any conditions in relation to the merger decisions, only around 2% of decisions issued by the OCCP President are the so-called conditional decisions. Kompania Węglowa is a company operating mainly in the sector of the sale and extraction of coal. Huta Łabędy is mainly a producer of mine roadway supports used for securing mine shafts and a producer of mining accessories. Both companies are owned by the State Treasury. As a result of the transaction Kompania Węglowa will take over 93.33% of Huta Łabędy shares. This concentration

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Ewa Gojniczek, The Polish Competition Authority conditionally clears a vertical merger between a company operating in the sale and extraction of coal and a producer of mining accessories (Kompania Węglowa / Huta Łabędy), 18 October 2010, e-Competitions October 2010, Art. N° 33092

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