ALERTS: MERGERS - EUROPEAN UNION - PHASE II AUTHORISATION - CABLE TV - REMEDIES

Remedies: The European Commission clears an acquisition in the cable TV sector (Vodafone / Liberty Global)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 30 October 2019, the Commission published the Decision of 18 July 2019 under which it authorized, at the end of a phase II, the acquisition by the British company Vodafone of the cable distribution business of the British company Liberty Global in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Romania, subject to compliance with a series of commitments. Competitive analysis Following its investigation, the Commission expressed competition concerns about the German market where the transaction would lead to the acquisition of the third operator by the second market player. In this respect, the Commission's main concern was that the transaction would remove

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Alain Ronzano, Remedies: The European Commission clears an acquisition in the cable TV sector (Vodafone / Liberty Global), 18 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92472, www.concurrences.com

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