EU mergers and takeovers (Aug 5)
BRUSSELS Aug 5 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- NH Hotel Group SA and HNA Hospitality Group Co Ltd to set up a joint venture which will operate mainly in China (approved Aug. 4)
-- U.S. drugmaker Pfizer to acquire U.S. peer Hospira (approved Aug. 4)
-- Spanish cars part maker Grupo Antolin to acquire auto parts maker Magna Interiors from Canadian car parts maker Magna International Inc (approved Aug. 4)
-- Austrian bank Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich to acquire sole control of Austrian pension fund Valida Holding (notified Aug. 3/deadline Sept. 7/simplified) Continued...