Subscribe to our Personal NewsPaper-Online (Free Custom News Service) Read the Convention Relating to the Regime of the Straits (24 July 1923) Read the Convention Relating to the Regime of the Straits (24 July 1923)
HR-Net - Hellenic Resources Network Compact version
Today's Suggestion
Read The "Macedonian Question" (by Maria Nystazopoulou-Pelekidou)
HomeAbout HR-NetNewsWeb SitesDocumentsOnline HelpUsage InformationContact us
Wednesday, 17 July 2024
 
News
  Latest News (All)
     From Greece
     From Cyprus
     From Europe
     From Balkans
     From Turkey
     From USA
  Announcements
  World Press
  News Archives
Web Sites
  Hosted
  Mirrored
  Interesting Nodes
Documents
  Special Topics
  Treaties, Conventions
  Constitutions
  U.S. Agencies
  Cyprus Problem
  Other
Services
  Personal NewsPaper
  Greek Fonts
  Tools
  F.A.Q.
 

European Commission Spokesman's Briefing for 08-07-29

Midday Express: News from the EU Commission Spokesman's Briefings Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: EUROPA, the European Commission Server at <http://europa.eu.int>


CONTENTS / CONTENU

  • [01] Commission clears acquisition of De la Rue by Carlyle
  • [02] Commission clears joint venture between EMPIK and HDS
  • [03] Commission clears acquisition of GEM Business by Santander
  • [04] Commission clears acquisition of Interbanca by GE
  • [05] Rédiffusion
  • [06] Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Wrigley by Mars
  • [07] Mergers: Commission clears joint venture, between UPM-Kymmene RUS Holdings Oy and B.R.I.S.T. Limited, in the Vologda region of Russia Midday Express of 2008-07-29 Reference: MEX/08/0729 Date: 29/07/2008 EXME08 / 29.7

    MIDDAY EXPRESS

    News from the Communication Directorate General's midday briefing

    Nouvelles du rendez-vous de midi de la Direction Générale Communicationb

    29/07/08


  • [01] Commission clears acquisition of De la Rue by Carlyle

    The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of sole control of De La Rue plc of the UK by The Carlyle Group of the USA. Carlyle is a private equity investment group. De La Rue is active in cash systems business: cash handling technology solutions.The operation was examined under the simplified merger review procedure.

    [02] Commission clears joint venture between EMPIK and HDS

    The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of joint control of Empik Cafe Sp. z o.o, a newly created company constituting a joint venture, by EMPIK of Poland, wholly-owned subsidiary of EMF controlled by Eastbridge S.A.R.L., and HDS of Poland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lagardère Services SA. EMPIK operates the largest national network of retail culture and media stores in Poland. HDS operates coffee bars under the brand Voyage Coffee in Poland. The new company will take over coffee bars now operated by EMPIK and HDS and will open new coffee bars inside EMPIK culture stores as well as stand- alone coffee bars in other locations. The operation was examined under the simplified merger review procedure.

    [03] Commission clears acquisition of GEM Business by Santander

    The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of control of the undertakings: GE Money Bank GmbH of Austria, General Electric Capital Deutschland GmbH of Germany, GE Capital Bank Limited of the UK, GE Money Oy of Finland and GE Money Card Services Limited of Ireland (together 'GEM Business') by Banco Santander S.A. of Spain. Santander provides financial services. GEM Business is active in financial services. The operation was examined under the simplified merger review procedure.

    [04] Commission clears acquisition of Interbanca by GE

    The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of sole control of Interbanca SpA of Italy by General Electric Capital Corporation controlled by General Electric Company (GE) of the US. GE is active in healthcare, energy, financial services, media and infrastructure. Interbanca provides financial services. The operation was examined under the simplified merger review procedure.

    [05] Rédiffusion

    [06] Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Wrigley by Mars

    The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of sole control of Wrigley by Mars (both US-based confectionary companies). The Commission has concluded that the proposed transaction would not significantly impede effective competition in the European Economic Area (EEA) or any substantial part of it.

    [07] Mergers: Commission clears joint venture, between UPM-Kymmene RUS Holdings Oy and B.R.I.S.T. Limited, in the Vologda region of Russia

    The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation by Finnish UPM-Kymmene Corporation (UPM) and B.R.I.S.T. Limited of Malta (BRIST), of a new joint venture operation, in which each will have a 50% equity interest. The joint venture is to produce sawn timber, OSB and pulp in the Vologda region of Russia, as of 2010 – 2012.

    A disposition au secrétariat de Jonathan Todd (BERL 03/315): Deux notifications préalables d'opérations de concentration : - LINDE / FLOWSERVE / JV - NBC/Blackstone/Bain/Landmark (Weather Business) From EUROPA, the European Commission Server at http://europa.eu.int/


    Midday Express: News from the EU Commission Spokesman's Briefings Directory - Previous Article - Next Article
    Back to Top
    Copyright © 1995-2023 HR-Net (Hellenic Resources Network). An HRI Project.
    All Rights Reserved.

    HTML by the HR-Net Group / Hellenic Resources Institute, Inc.
    midex2html v1.04 run on Tuesday, 29 July 2008 - 11:30:05 UTC