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Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by Roche Holding AG of the share capital of companies constituting the TIB Group through the Roche Deutschland Holding GmbH and Roche Molecular Systems Inc. Pleasanton

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the cephalosporin antibiotics business of GlaxoSmithKline plc by Sandoz AG

PRESS RELEASE: The Administrative Court has upheld the decision of the Commission for the Protection of Competition and the fine of €2.100.000 imposed on the Pancyprian Organization of Cattle Farmers (POCF) Public Ltd for infringements of the Protection of Competition Law of 2008.

PRESS RELEASE: The Administrative Court has upheld the decision of the Commission for the Protection of Competition and the fine imposed on the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority for infringements of the Protection of Competition Law of 2008.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by Blakstone Inc. of part of the share capital of The Chamberlain Group LLC, Systems LLC and related assets, via Chariot Buyer LLC

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by PEP VIII International Ltd, of the share capital of Makto S.a r.l. through P8 Holding 1 S.a.r.l.

PRESS RELEASE: The Commission for the Protection of Competition has decided to launch a full investigation of the merger regarding the acquisition of part of the share capital of VLPG PLANT Ltd by YUGEN LIMITED and the merger of Hellenic Petroleum S.A Group activities’ related to the storage and management of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) with the respective business divisions of Petrolina (Holdings) Public Ltd, Synergas Ltd and Intergaz Ltd, which have already been merged through VLPG PLANT Ltd

PRESS RELEASE: Antitrust: the meeting of the European Competition Authorities begins in Rome

ANNOUNCEMENT: Electronic Mail Address for the purposes of the Control of Concentrations between Undertakings Law of 2014 (83 (I) /2014)

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition by Tencent Holdings Limited of part of the share capital of 1C Entertainment Spolka Akcyjna, through Proxima Beta Europe B.V.

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition by Faerch A/S of the share capital of M.C.P. Performance Plastic Ltd.

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition by Archer Daniels Midland Europe B.V. of share capital of Victoria Group D.O.O. and Sojaprotein D.O.O.

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of VLPG PLANT Ltd by YUGEN LIMITED and the merger of its activities related to the storage and management of LPG with the respective business divisions of Petrolina (Holdings) Public Ltd, Synergas Ltd and Intergaz Ltd which have already been merged through the VLPG PLANT Ltd

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition by Apollo Management, L.P. of share capital of Spoonflower, Inc., through Shutterfly LLC and Swan Sherwood Merger Sub, Inc.

PRESS RELEASE: The European Competition Network publishes a joint paper addressing the issue of the involvement of national competition authorities in the Digital Markets Act

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Axelos Ltd by PeopleCert International Ltd

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of Adare International Ltd by HH Global Ltd

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of McGraw Hill Education, Inc., by Platinum Equity, LLC, via Mav Acquisition Corporation

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of share capital of think-cell Software GmbH by Cinven Capital Management (VII) General Partner Limited

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of share capital of SI FOODS HOLDINGS LIMITED by CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS S.A. via Venetico Holdings Single Member S.A.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of eOne Music Group of Hasbro Inc., by The Blackstone Group Inc., via SESAC Holdings Inc.,

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the assets, liabilities and operations of the Βyblos Βank S.A.L. branch in Cyprus by AstroΒank Public Company Limited

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of Vivera Topholding B.V. by JBS S.A., via Plantera Holdings B.V.

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Secna natural Ingredients Group, S.L. by EQT IX

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of The Piramal Group's glass packaging container business, including participation rights held by Piramal Glass Private Limited in some of its subsidiaries, by The Blackstone Group Inc.

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition by Schülke & Mayr GmbH of the share capital of CommitMed GmbH and subsidiaries

Notification of concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of Liftoff Mobile, Inc. by The Blackstone Group Inc., via Booster Parent Holdings Inc. and Booster Merger Sub, Inc.

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition by Digital Turbine, Inc. of the share capital of AdColony Holding AS, via Digital Turbine Media, Inc.

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of BC Butterfly Cosmetics Ltd by C.A.Papaellinas Ltd

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition by Altamira Asset Management (Cyprus) Ltd of the non-performing loan and real estate management platform controlled by Alpha Bank Cyprus and Agi-Cypre Ermis Ltd


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