EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 22)
BRUSSELS Dec 22 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- Transgourmet, a unit of Switzerland's Coop, to buy Austria's C+C Pfeiffer, a subsidiary of the Pfeiffer trading group, as well as to take a 50 percent stake in centralised purchasing team Top Team (approved Dec. 22)
-- Honeywell International Inc to acquire British engineering company Melrose Industries' utility consumption metering business Elster Group (approved Dec. 21)
-- Investment fund CVC Capital Partners Ltd to buy 40 percent stake in motorway services provider Moto with UK private sector pension fund USS (notified Dec. 18/deadline Feb. 2/simplified) Continued...