The French Competition Authority clears a merger, subject to remedies taking the form of a divestiture prior to the acquisition, in the food and non-food wholesale and semi-wholesale sector (Cayenne supermarket / Super NKT)

Acquisition of Cayenne supermarket Super NKT* The Autorité de la concurrence cleared the acquisition, subject to conditions, of the company NDIS and its subsidiary NG Kon Tia by SAFO (Huyghues-Despointes Group), which will be conditional on a divestiture prior to the acquisition of the wholesaler-importer business. Background On 8 July 2019, Société Antillaise Frigorifique (SAFO) notified the Autorité de la concurrence of its acquisition of NDIS and its subsidiary NG Kon Tia, both active in the food retail sector in French Guiana. At the end of the investigation, which led the Autorité to consult a large number of operators in the sector (retailers, wholesalers, suppliers), the Autorité cleared the transaction, subject to structural and behavioural commitments, some of which will have to

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority clears a merger, subject to remedies taking the form of a divestiture prior to the acquisition, in the food and non-food wholesale and semi-wholesale sector (Cayenne supermarket / Super NKT), 27 September 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2019, Art. N° 91830

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