CASE COMMENTS : PHASE II – CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS MARKETS – HORIZONTAL EFFECTS – BEHAVIORAL COMMITMENT

Phase II : The French Competition Authority clears a concentration in the construction materials sector following an in-depth investigation, subject to behavioural commitment (Imerys TC assets, Bouyer-Leroux)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a decision of July 26, 2013, the French Competition Authority authorized, subject to the implementation of commitments, the acquisition of Imerys TC's "structural materials" assets by Bouyer-Leroux. Bouyer-Leroux and Imerys TC are two major producers of wall bricks and the two main producers of partition bricks in France. The parties' activities mainly overlapped in the markets for load-bearing wall-building materials (in particular wall bricks) and non-load-bearing wall-building materials (in particular partition bricks) for the construction of single-family houses, which form two separate product markets according to a well-established

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)
  • White & Case (Paris)

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Sergio Sorinas, Estelle Jegou, Phase II : The French Competition Authority clears a concentration in the construction materials sector following an in-depth investigation, subject to behavioural commitment (Imerys TC assets, Bouyer-Leroux), 26 July 2013, Concurrences N° 1-2014, Art. N° 62679, pp. 134-137

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