ALERT: MERGER – CLEARANCE – SOLE CONTROL – RELEVANT MARKET – CONGLOMERATE EFFECTS – HORIZONTAL EFFECTS – VERTICAL EFFECTS

Clearance: The French Competition Authority clears the acquisition of sole control of a company operating a fast food restaurants network by one smaller competitor (Quick / Burger King)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Authorization was granted on December 10, 2015 subject to commitments to acquire exclusive control of Financière Quick, which operates a network of 405 fast-food restaurants in France, 80% of which are operated under franchise, by Burger King France, a small operator of "Anglo-Saxon-style" fast-food restaurants with only 30 establishments, 20 of which are operated by franchisees. Burger King France is controlled by the Bertrand Group, which owns other commercial catering establishments such as the Brasserie Lipp, the Au Bureau and Café Leffe chains, Bert's sandwich shops and Eris cafeterias.

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  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

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Alain Ronzano, Clearance: The French Competition Authority clears the acquisition of sole control of a company operating a fast food restaurants network by one smaller competitor (Quick / Burger King), 10 December 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79477, www.concurrences.com

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