CASE COMMENT: MERGERS - HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL MERGER - ABSENCE OF UNILATERAL EFFECTS

Absence of unilateral effects: The Minister of Economy holds that behavioural remedies and regulation counterbalance vertical integration between construction group and motorway (Vinci/Autoroute du Sud de la France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Min. Éco, March 6, 2006, Société Vinci / Société Autoroute du Sud de la France and its subsidiary ESCOTA, aff. C2006-03 On 6 March 2006, the Minister authorised the Vinci group to take sole control of Autoroute du Sud de la France (ASF), a company in which the State holds 50% of its capital, and its subsidiary ESCOTA. This operation in the motorway infrastructure sector enables the Vinci group, which operates concessions and is active in energy, road maintenance, construction and real estate, to take sole control of the concession company ASF, which operates the southern pole of the French motorway network and constitutes the leading motorway network in

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Jérôme Philippe, Absence of unilateral effects: The Minister of Economy holds that behavioural remedies and regulation counterbalance vertical integration between construction group and motorway (Vinci/Autoroute du Sud de la France), 6 March 2006, Concurrences N° 3-2006, Art. N° 1654, pp. 117-119

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