CASE COMMENT: MERGERS - BEHAVIOURAL REMEDIES - RELEVANT MARKETS

Defence: The European Commission adopts a wider definition of defence markets (Alcatel/Finnmeccanica/Alcatel Alenia Space & Telespazio)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC Commission, 28 April 2005, Alcatel/Finmeccanica/Alcatel Alenia Space & Telespazio, Case COMP/M.3680. Through the creation of two full-function joint ventures, Alcatel and Finmeccanica have merged almost all their activities in the space sector. The new entity will be active in the design and manufacture of satellites. The Commission distinguishes between commercial satellites, whose customers are private operators and which are mainly used for telecommunications and broadcasting; military satellites, whose customers are Ministries of Defence or NATO-type organisations and which are used for telecommunications, radar observations or advanced

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  • French Competition Authority (Paris)

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Stanislas Martin, Defence: The European Commission adopts a wider definition of defence markets (Alcatel/Finnmeccanica/Alcatel Alenia Space & Telespazio), 28 April 2005, Concurrences N° 3-2005, Art. N° 1108, p. 101

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