Ancillary restraint: The French Competition Authority allows a concentration in the transportation sector to proceed, and declines to consider an exclusive supply agreement as an ancillary restraint (Novatrans, Charles André Group)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By a decision of 14 March 2013, the French Competition Authority authorised the acquisition of sole control of Novatrans by the Charles André Group (GCA), two companies active in the freight transport sector. Prior to 2006, Novatrans was jointly owned by SNCF, the Charles André Group, the company Norbert Dentressangle and the Fédération du Transport Routier (FNTR). In 2006, the SNCF acquired exclusive control of Novatrans. The operation was authorised on 16 October 2009, although it should be remembered that the SNCF had been sanctioned for having carried out this operation without prior authorisation (Min. Eco, arrêté, 28 January 2008, SNCF

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