EU mergers and takeovers (Sept 8)

Thu Sep 8, 2016 8:28am EDT
 
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BRUSSELS, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS

-- French oil and gas major Total to take over Lampiris, Belgium's third-largest natural gas and renewable power vendor (approved Sept. 7)

NEW LISTINGS

-- China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) to acquire crop protection maker Adama Agricultural Solutions from Israel's Discount Investment Corp (notified Sept. Sept. 7/deadline Oct. 12/simplified)

-- UK property developer Segro and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board to jointly acquire a Polish logistics unit (notified Sept. 7/deadline Oct. 12/simplified)

-- French jewellery retailer Thom S.A.S., which is owned by private equity firm Bridgepoint Group Ltd, to acquire Italian peer Stroili Oro S.p.A. (notified Sept. 7/deadline Oct. 12/simplified)   Continued...