The Italian Competition Authority clears a merger in the media sector with behavioural remedies, including the granting of non-discriminatory access (Seat Pagine Gialle / Cecchi Gori Communications)

The operation On 23 January 2001, the Competition Authority authorized with conditions the acquisition by Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A. of Cecchi Gori Communications S.p.A. by way of purchase of shares. SEAT Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A. (SEAT) is an Italian company belonging to the Telecom Italia Group (the incumbent telecommunications operator in Italy). SEAT is a multi-platform telephone directory (online and offline) and business information provider. Its main activities are the publication of telephone directories (e.g. White Pages and Yellow pages) and the sale of advertising in such directories. SEAT also offers telephone directory assistance services, internet services including internet portals, internet advertising and web design services. Cecchi Gori Communications S.p.A. (CGC) is

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Eleonora Granata, Alessandra Prastaro, The Italian Competition Authority clears a merger in the media sector with behavioural remedies, including the granting of non-discriminatory access (Seat Pagine Gialle / Cecchi Gori Communications), 23 January 2001, e-Competitions Bulletin Media, Art. N° 21206

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