EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 27)
BRUSSELS Oct 27 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- German home improvement store OBI to acquire Austrian retailer BauMax (approved Oct. 22)
-- Commodity trader Trafigura to increase its stake in Belgian zinc producer Nyrstar (notified Oct. 26/deadline Dec. 1)
-- Swiss chemicals company Ineos to acquire UK North Sea gas fields from the DEA Group (notified Oct. 26/deadline Dec. 1/simplified)
-- Canadian car parts supplier Magna International to acquire car parts maker Stadco Automotive Ltd (notified Oct. 23/deadline Nov. 30/simplified) Continued...