EU mergers and takeovers (Feb 1)
BRUSSELS Feb 1 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- Steelmaker ArcelorMittal and a group made up of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Banco de Sabadell , Banco Santander, Banco Popular Espanol , Bankia, Caixabank, Bankinter caja , Caja Rural de Navarra and Kutxabank to jointly acquire steel tube maker Grupo Condesa (approved Jan. 29)
-- Canadian fund CDPQ to acquire 30 percent stake in Bombardier's rail transportation business for $1.5 billion (approved Jan. 29)
-- Private equity firm American Securities to acquire U.S. industrial product company Blount International (notified Feb. 1/deadline March 7/simplified)
-- Macquarie Capital and Canadian real estate investor Ivanhoe to jointly acquire real estate developers Logos Australia and Logos China (notified Jan. 29/deadline March 4/simplified) Continued...