EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 4)

Tue Oct 4, 2016 10:02am EDT
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BRUSSELS Oct 4 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:


-- U.S. rail equipment maker Wabtec Corp to acquire French peer Faiveley Transport SA (approved Oct. 4)

-- China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) to acquire crop protection maker Adama Agricultural Solutions from Israel's Discount Investment Corp (approved Oct. 3)

-- UK property developer Segro and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board to jointly acquire a Polish logistics unit (approved Oct. 3)

-- French jewellery retailer Thom S.A.S., which is owned by private equity firm Bridgepoint Group Ltd, to acquire Italian peer Stroili Oro S.p.A. (approved Oct. 3)

-- Singaporean palm oil processor Wilmar to acquire a 45 percent stake in a Vietnamese oilseed crushing business from commodity trader Bunge Ltd (approved Oct. 3)

-- Private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice and Austrian holding company WM Holding to jointly acquire French furniture retailer Deconneubles Partners SAS (BUT)(approved Oct. 3)   Continued...