EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 11)

Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:34am EDT
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BRUSSELS Oct 11 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:


-- Private equity firms Blackstone and New Mountain Capital to jointly acquire software provider Ida Software (approved Oct. 11)

-- Private equity firms Advent International and Thomas H. Lee Partners to jointly acquire pharmaceutical services provider InVentiv (approved Oct. 11)

-- Private equity firm Cinven to acquire Italian insurer Old Mutual Wealth Italy (approved Oct. 11)


-- Optima Bidco (Jersey) Ltd, the parent of petrol station operator Euro Garages, to acquire petrol station and convenience store operator EFR Group B.V. (notified Oct. 10/deadline Nov. 16/simplified)   Continued...