The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, in the market for the supply of electricity (E.ON / Innogy)

Mergers: Commission clears E.ON's acquisition of Innogy, subject to conditions* The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition by E.ON of Innogy's distribution and consumer solutions business as well as certain of its electricity generation assets. The approval is conditional on full compliance with a commitments package offered by E.ON. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “It is important that all Europeans and businesses can buy electricity and gas at competitive prices. Today, we can approve the acquisition of Innogy by E.ON because the commitments offered by E.ON will ensure that the merger will not lead to less choice and higher prices in the countries where these companies operate.” E.ON and RWE, which

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, in the market for the supply of electricity (E.ON / Innogy), 17 September 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2019, Art. N° 91760

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