EU mergers and takeovers (July 25)

Thu Jul 25, 2013 7:24am EDT
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BRUSSELS, July 25 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:


-- Canadian pension funds OMERS and AimCo to acquire joint control of European cinema operator Vue Entertainment International Ltd (approved July 25)

-- Private equity fund Cinven to buy German ceramic products maker CeramTtec from U.S. chemicals company Rockwood Holdings (approved July 25)


-- Private equity group the Carlyle Group to buy German wood products manufacturer Klenk Holz AG (notified July 22/deadline Aug. 27/simplified)

-- French insurer AXA's private equity arm and Chinese conglomerate Fosun International to buy travel services company Club Mediterranee (notified July19/deadline Aug. 26/simplified)   Continued...