EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 26)

Sat Dec 26, 2015 4:09am EST
 
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BRUSSELS Dec 26 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS

-- Denmark's DSV, a global freight and logistics firm, buys UTi Worldwide Inc. of the British Virgin Islands. (approved Dec. 23, simplified.)

-- Investment firms Intermediate Capital Group ('ICG') of Britain and capiton AG of Germany acquire Prefere Resins Holding GmbH, a manufacturer of phenolic and amino resins for the construction and insulation industries. (approved Dec. 23, simplified)

-- Private investment company KKCG of Cyprus and Taiwanese technology company Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, which is also known as Foxconn, to set up a joint venture in the Czech Republic (approved Dec. 23, simplified)

-- Banking group Goldman Sachs and British charitable foundation The Wellcome Trust to form a joint venture (approved Dec. 23, simplified)

-- French company Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations to acquire 49.9 percent stakes in three wind and solar power companies from French wind and solar farm operator La Compagnie du Vent (approved Dec. 23, simplified)

-- Novartis to buy remaining rights to Ofatumumab from Britain's GlaxoSmithKline (Approved Dec. 21, simplified)   Continued...