EU mergers and takeovers (April 25)
BRUSSELS, April 25 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- UK private equity firm EQT to acquire Swiss travel company Kuoni Travel (approved April 22)
-- Belgian steel wire maker NV Bekaert SA and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board to jointly control a wire rope business (approved April 22)
-- Private equity firm Pillarstone, which is indirectly controlled by KKR, to acquire Italian engineering services provider Sirtl (notified April 22/deadline June 2/simplified)
-- Private equity firms Bridgepoint and Summit Partners to jointly acquire software provider Calypso Technology Inc. (notified April 19/deadline May 30/simplified) Continued...