EU mergers and takeovers (Sept 8)
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)
-- 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...