The EU Commission clears a merger subject to remedies on the market of pesticides (Dow / DuPont)

MERGERS: COMMISSION CLEARS MERGER BETWEEN DOW AND DUPONT, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS* The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed merger between US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont. The approval is conditional in particular on the divestiture of major parts of DuPont's global pesticide business, including its global R&D organisation. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "Pesticides are products that matter – to farmers, consumers and the environment. We need effective competition in this sector so companies are pushed to develop products that are ever safer for people and better for the environment. Our decision today ensures that the merger between Dow and DuPont does not reduce price competition for

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger subject to remedies on the market of pesticides (Dow / DuPont), 27 March 2017, e-Competitions Merger Remedies, Art. N° 83682

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