ALERT: MERGER - CLEARANCE - LOW MARKET SHARE - NON-COMPETE CLAUSE - HORIZONTAL EFFECTS

Clearance: The French Supreme Administrative Court confirms the French NCA’s decision relating to the acquisition of a commercial centre in Bayonne from a real estate company by a leading retailer (Unibail/Carrefour)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. February 17, 2016the Conseil d'État confirmed Decision No. 14-DCC-164 of 13 November 2014This acquisition concerns the purchase of the Bab 2 shopping mall in Bayonne, for which the French competition authority has authorized the Carrefour Group to purchase a portfolio of six shopping malls from Unibail-Rodamco, which are attached to Carrefour-branded hypermarkets owned by the Carrefour Group, it being specified that the Carrefour Group also owns a minority of the sales areas in these shopping malls. At national level, the Authority had found that the transaction was unlikely to affect competition on the national or regional markets for own-account

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

Quotation

Alain Ronzano, Clearance: The French Supreme Administrative Court confirms the French NCA’s decision relating to the acquisition of a commercial centre in Bayonne from a real estate company by a leading retailer (Unibail/Carrefour), 17 February 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 81066, www.concurrences.com

Visites 118

All reviews