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European Competition
The European Commission has approved sugar producer Südzucker's acquisition of control over UK-based sugar trader ED&F Man following a Phase II investigation. Read more
European Competition
The European Commission has approved Refresco's acquisition of UK rival Pride Foods (traded under the Gerber Emig name), subject to the divestment of one of Gerber Emig's production and bottling plants in Germany. Read more
Mergers & Acquisitions
CRA advised parties to the merger of Hammerson and Grand Central Shopping Centre, two adjoining shopping centers in Birmingham. The Competition and Markets Authority cleared the merger unconditionally at Phase 1, finding other retailers in... Read more
Mergers & Acquisitions
CRA consultants advised parties to the Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group merger. The merger was previously blocked when it was attempted in 1998. The Competition and Markets Authority accepted that online gambling was a significant and growing... Read more
European Competition
The OFT has cleared the acquisition by Bauer Radio Limited of TIML Golden Square Limited. Read more
Technology
Mergers & Acquisitions
We advised both parties on VTech’s acquisition of LeapFrog. After an in-depth Phase II investigation, the Competition and Markets Authority signaled its provisional intention to unconditionally clear the merger. The parties’ products overlap within... Read more