ALERTS: MERGERS - FRANCE - DISTRIBUTION - ENTERTAINMENT – CLEARANCE - SOLE CONTROL

Sole control: The French Competition Authority clears, without conditions, an acquisition of sole control on the markets for book sales and toy distribution (Nature & Découvertes / Fnac Darty)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In recent days, the Competition Authority has posted 17 new merger clearance decisions online, including 16 simplified decisions. These decisions include Decision No. 19-DCC-132 of 16 July 2019. in favour of which the French Competition Authority unconditionally authorised the acquisition of sole control of Nature & Découvertes by the Fnac Darty group. Firstly, with regard to the delimitation of the relevant market, while the decision accepts that "Nature & Découvertes" is a unique concept that has not been replicated to date, the Authority also finds that the products it offers compete with the offer of brands that specialise in a category of

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Alain Ronzano, Sole control: The French Competition Authority clears, without conditions, an acquisition of sole control on the markets for book sales and toy distribution (Nature & Découvertes / Fnac Darty), 16 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91642, www.concurrences.com

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