EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 27)

Tue Oct 27, 2015 12:59pm EDT
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BRUSSELS Oct 27 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:


-- 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...