CASE COMMENTS: MERGER - FRANCE - REAL ESTATE - MARKET TEST - NEW RELEVANT MARKET

Relevant market: The French Competition Authority identifies a new relevant market for the provision of coworking spaces in the context of a merger in the real estate sector (CDC / Nexity / Miniburo)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 10 August 2021, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations [the "CDC"] and Nexity ["Nexity"] notified the French Competition Authority [the "Authority"] of their plan to acquire joint control of Miniburo ["Miniburo"], which is active in the real estate sector and aims to provide coworking spaces. In accordance with the Authority's Merger Control Guidelines (see Autorité de la concurrence's Merger Control Guidelines, 23 July 2020, points 191 et seq.) the notifying parties had pre-notified their proposed merger to the Authority. During the pre-notification phase, the Authority questioned the existence of a specific market for the provision of work-sharing services

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

Authors

Quotation

Olivier Billard, Quentin Colombier, Relevant market: The French Competition Authority identifies a new relevant market for the provision of coworking spaces in the context of a merger in the real estate sector (CDC / Nexity / Miniburo), 30 August 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 103367, pp. 102-103

Visites 98

All reviews