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EU mergers and takeovers (July 19)

Wed 19th July, 2017 4:54pm
BRUSSELS, July 19 (Reuters) - The following are mergers 
under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the 
EU merger process: 
     
    APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS 
    None 
     
    NEW LISTINGS 
    -- Luxembourg-based investment company Letterone to acquire 
British healthcare product retailer Holland & Barrett (notified 
July 18/deadline Aug. 24/simplified) 
    -- Asset management company Carlyle  CG.O  and private 
equity firm GTCR to jointly acquire contract research company 
Albany Molecular Research  AMRI.O  (notified July 17/deadline 
Aug. 23/simplified) 
    -- U.S. private equity firm Advent International to acquire 
Danish packaging company Faerch Plast from Swedish buyout firm 
EQT (notified July 10/deadline Aug. 16/simplified) 
    -- Norwegian retailer Norgesgruppen and Swedish peer Axfood 
 AXFO.ST  to jointly acquire Swedish food retailer Eurocash Food 
AB (notified July 10/deadline Aug. 16) 
     
    EXTENSIONS AND OTHER CHANGES 
    None 
     
    FIRST-STAGE REVIEWS BY DEADLINE 
     
    JULY 19 
    -- French utility group Suez SA  SEVI.PA  to acquire U.S.  
conglomerate General Electric's  GE.N  water and process 
technologies business (notified June 14/deadline July 19)   
     
    JULY 20 
    -- Lithuanian mobile network operator Bite Lietuva, Swedish 
mobile operator Tele2 and Sweden's Telia to set up a joint 
venture (notified June 15/deadline July 20) 
     
    JULY 24 
    -- German brake systems maker Knorr-Bremse  STELLG.UL  to 
acquire Swedish peer Haldex  HLDX.ST  (notified June 1/deadline 
extended to July 24 from July 7 after Knorr-Bremse offered 
concessions) 
     
    JULY 26 
    -- Swedish carmaker Volvo  VOLVb.ST  to acquire Swedish car 
rental company First Rent A Car AB (notified June 20/deadline 
July 26) 
     
    JULY 27 
    -- U.S. chemicals company DuPont  DD.N  to acquire U.S. 
pesticide maker FMC's  FMC.N  health and nutrition business 
(notified June 7/deadline extended to July 27 from July 12 after 
DuPont offered concessions) 
     
    JULY 28 
    -- U.S. pesticide maker FMC  FMC.N  to acquire U.S. 
chemicals company DuPont's  DD.N  crop protection business 
(notified June 8/deadline extended to July 28 from July 13 after 
FMC offered concessions) 
     
    JULY 31 
    -- Shipping terminal operator PSA International Pte Ltd and 
Terminal Investment Ltd Sarl, which is indirectly and jointly 
controlled by Swiss container line MSC (Mediterraneann Shipping 
Company), to jointly acquire Belgian container terminal operator 
PSA DGD (notified June 23/deadline July 31) 
     
    AUG 1 
    -- Property developer Bouygues Immobilier and hotel group 
Accor to jointly acquire French company Nextdoor which is now 
solely controlled by Bouygues Immobilier (notified June 
26/deadline Aug. 1/simplified)     
     
    AUG 2 
    -- Czech energy company EPH to acquire two UK gas-fired 
power plants from British energy supplier Centrica  CNA.L  
(notified June 27/deadline Aug. 2/simplified) 
     
    AUG 3 
    -- U.S. industrial company Deere & Co  DE.N  to acquire 
German road construction company Wirtgen (notified June 
28/deadline Aug. 3) 
     
    AUG 4 
    -- Japan's Toray Industries and Japanese industrial 
conglomerate Mitsui Co Ltd to jointly acquire Japanese fragrance 
and chemicals maker Soda Aromatic Co Ltd  4965.T  (notified June 
29/deadline Aug. 4/simplified) 
    -- Private equity firms CCMP Capital and MSD Aqua Partners 
to jointly acquire swimming pool equipment maker Hayward 
Industries  HWRI.PK  (notified June 29/deadline Aug. 
4/simplified) 
    -- Credit rating agency Moody's  MCO.N  to acquire Dutch 
business intelligence statistics provider Bureau van Dijk 
Electronic Publishing (notified June 29/deadline Aug. 
4/simplified) 
    -- UK property developer Segro plc and Canada's Public 
Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB) to jointly acquire 
French logistics asset Morgane Portfolio (notified June 
29/deadline Aug. 4/simplified)  
    -- Austrian construction company WIG Wietersdorfer Holding 
GmbH and Saudi Arabian Amiantit  2160.SE  to set up a joint 
venture (notified June 29/deadline Aug. 4) 
     
    AUG 7 
    -- French luxury goods group LVMH  LVMH.PA  and Italian 
spectacles maker Marcolin to set up a joint venture (notified 
June 30/deadline Aug. 7/simplified) 
    -- German industrial group Bayer  BAYGn.DE  to acquire U.S. 
seeds company Monsanto  MON.N  (notified June 30/deadline Aug. 
7) 
     
    AUG 8 
    -- Intervias, which is the holding company of fuel station 
operator Euro Garages Ltd, to acquire a business unit from Italy 
fuel station operator Esso Italiana (notified July 3/deadline 
Aug. 8/simplified) 
     
    AUG 9 
    -- French carmaker Peugeot  PEUP.PA  and French bank BNP 
Paribas  BNPP.PA  to acquire joint control of U.S. carmaker 
General Motors'  GM.N  financing subsidiaries and branches 
(notified July 4/deadline Aug. 9) 
     
    AUG 10 
    -- Swiss vending services provider Selecta, which is 
controlled by private equity firm KKR, to acquire Dutch peer 
Pelican Rouge (notified July 5/deadline Aug. 10) 
     
    AUG 11 
    -- Chinese chemicals company China National Bluestar (Group) 
Co. Ltd and Japanese fibres and chemicals company AKC to set up 
a joint venture (notified July 6/deadline Aug. 11/simplified) 
     
    AUG 14 
    -- U.S. communications infrastructure company Digital Bridge 
Holdings, Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB) and 
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) to 
jointly acquire U.S. data centre operator Vantage Data Centres 
(notified July 7/deadline Aug. 14/simplified) 
     
    AUG 16 
    -- Chinese car parts maker Hubei Aviation Precision 
Machinery Technology Co. Ltd and Canadian peer Magna 
International  MG.TO  to set up a joint venture (notified July 
10/deadline Aug. 16/simplified) 
     
    AUG 17 
    -- Private equity group Ardian, the Netherlands' APG Asset 
Management and Dutch pension fund PGGM to jointly acquire 
control of LBC tank terminals (notified July 11/deadline Aug. 
17/simplified) 
     
    AUG 21 
    -- Canadian pension fund OTPP, Canadian investment 
management company AIMCo, Canadian infrastructure manager 
Borealis, which administers the Ontario Municipal Employees 
Retirement System Primary Pension Plan, and fund manager KIA to 
jointly acquire British airport LCY (notified July 13/deadline 
Aug. 21/simplified) 
     
    AUG 22 
    -- Spanish bank Banco Santander  SAN.MC  to acquire peer 
Banco Popular Group (notified July 14/deadline Aug. 22) 
     
    DEADLINE SUSPENDED 
    -- U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm  QCOM.O  to acquire 
Dutch company NXP Semiconductors NV  NXPI.O  (notified April 
28/deadline suspended on June 28 after the companies failed to 
provide relevant information) 
     
    GUIDE TO EU MERGER PROCESS 
    DEADLINES: 
    The European Commission has 25 working days after a deal is 
filed for a first-stage review. It may extend that by 10 working 
days to 35 working days, to consider either a company's proposed 
remedies or an EU member state's request to handle the case. 
    Most mergers win approval but occasionally the Commission 
opens a detailed second-stage investigation for up to 90 
additional working days, which it may extend to 105 working 
days. 
     
    SIMPLIFIED: 
    Under the simplified procedure, the Commission announces the 
clearance of uncontroversial first-stage mergers without giving 
any reason for its decision. Cases may be reclassified as 
non-simplified - that is, ordinary first-stage reviews - until 
they are approved. 
 
 (Reporting by Foo Yun Chee) 
 ((foo.yunchee@thomsonreuters.com; +32 2 287 6844; Reuters 
Messaging: foo.yunchee.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)) 
 
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