EU mergers and takeovers (May 27)

Wed May 27, 2015 7:57am EDT
 
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BRUSSELS May 27 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS

-- Private equity firm KKR to acquire negative control rights in online fantasy sports services FanDuel Ltd, which is jointly owned by Comcast, Pentech Fund II Ltd Partnership, Piton Capital Venture Fund, Scottish Enterprise and Shamrock Capital Growth Fund (approved May 27)

-- Bermuda-based reinsurer ParterRe Ltd and Axis Capital Holdings Ltd to merge (approved May 26)

-- Deprez Holding to acquire a controlling stake in food processor Greenyard Foods which is now jointly controlled by food and vegetable supplier Univeg Holding BV and horticulture producer Peatinvest NV (approved May 22)

NEW LISTINGS

-- French investment fund LBO France to acquire control of clothing retailer IKKS (notified May 22/deadline June 29/simplified)   Continued...