The Portuguese Competition Authority requests the examination of a merger by the European Commission (Associated British Foods)

I. Introduction On October 11, 2007, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) was notified of a concentration under which Associated British Foods, Plc (ABF) notified the acquisition of sole control over several assets and companies of GBI Holding, B.V., including in Portugal GBI, Unipessoal, Lda (GBI business). As a result of the transaction, ABF aims to control companies and assets of the GBI business operating in Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal and Italy. ABF is active in the yeast production and distribution business through its companies operating within its AB Mauri Division. The GBI business is also primarily active in the production

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  • Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva (Porto)
  • Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva (Lisbon)

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Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete, The Portuguese Competition Authority requests the examination of a merger by the European Commission (Associated British Foods), 18 December 2007, e-Competitions Effect on interstate trade, Art. N° 21390

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