Republic of Cyprus

WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE


Welcome to the official website of the Commission for the Protection of Competition (C.P.C.) of the Republic of Cyprus.

Browsing our site, you will find information on the legal framework, establishment, jurisdiction and functions of the C.P.C. and also recent decisions of the C.P.C. Useful information on the submission of complaints and notification forms can also be found. Moreover, you may be briefed on the development of the european competition policy and find useful links with the European Union and other National Competition Authorities.

Our Site is updated on a regular basis with news concerning the C.P.C., recent decisions, new investigations and developments in relation to the legal framework governing the C.P.C.


Latest News


Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of Pascal World Schools Ltd by Providence Equity Partners, LLC, through N.A.C.E. Midco Ltd

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS S.A., of the share capital of The Quality Group GmbH via Asterix AcquiCo GmbH

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Unifrutti Investments Limited by Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company PJSC, via Urusbid Restricted Limited

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Maui Jim Inc. by Kering Eyewear S.p.A., via Huipu Corp.

Notification of a concentration concerning the creation of a joint venture by the companies NPM Capital N.V. and Stratasys Ltd, to which they will contribute respectively Ultimaker Holding B.V. and MakerBot Industries LLC

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by Astrong Fund VIII, SCSp of the share capital of Corden Pharma Holding S.E. and Corden Pharma US Holdings, Inc.

Notification of a concentration in relation to the acquisition by X.A. Papaellinas Emporiki Ltd of the activity of the hypermarket and cafι-restaurant Costas which belong to Kostas I. Kyriakou & Yioi Limited

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of Barracuda Parent, LLC by KKR & Co. Inc via Atlantic Holding Parent Inc.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of a non-performing loan portfolio of Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd by CYCMC II Ltd, which will then be acquired by the PIMCO Group, via B4 Galium Holding S.a.r.l.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Global Data Consortium, Inc. by Refinitiv US LLC, via Paramount NC Merger Sub, Inc.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of companies Michael Arabatzis Food Industrial & Commercial Company and ALESIS Industrial and Commercial Confectionary Company by CVC Capital Partners SIVAC-FIS S.A., via Vivartia Co

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of My Mall Limassol by Dorsel (B.A.Z.) Ltd and Ari Real-Estate (Arena) Investments, via Limassol Mall Ltd

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Oldcastle Building Envelope, Inc., from KPS Capital Partners, LP, via Oscar Topco, LLC

PRESS RELEASE: The Commission for the Protection of Competition has decided that the concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of VLPG PLANT Ltd by YUGEN LIMITED (now EKO LOGISTICS Ltd) and the merged 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, is compatible with the functioning of competition in the market, subject to specific conditions undertaken by the parties involved in the transaction.

Notification of a concentration in relation to the acquisition by The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. of part of the share capital of Xempus AG

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of Alchemer LLC by KKR & Co. Inc via Alpha Purchaser LLC

Joint statement by the European Competition Network (ECN) on the application of competition law in the context of the war in Ukraine

PRESS RELEASE: The Commission for the Protection of Competition participates in the international project “Computational Antitrust” hosted by Stanford University

Notification of concentration regarding the acquisition of the sharecapital of SKY CAC Ltd, by Cerberus Capital Management L.P., via Promontoria Sky Designated Activity Company

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of part of the portfolio of loans and a small number of deposits involving collaterals of certain loans of RCB Bank Ltd by Hellenic Bank Public Company Limited

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of International Financial Group Ltd by Cinven Capital Management (SFF) General Partner Ltd, via a fund managed by it

PRESS RELEASE: The Commission for the Protection of Competition imposed an administrative fine on OSEHK, SEE, SEHK, SEMEEK and ACEEME for infringements of section 3(1)(b) of the Protection of Competition Laws and of the corresponding article 101 (1)(b) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Flex Acquisition Holdings, Inc. by Apollo Management, L.P., through Clydesdale Acquisition Holdings, Inc.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Element Materials Technology Group Ltd by Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd, via EM Bidco Limited

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Xandr Inc. from Microsoft Corporation

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Elpro Group AG from Robert Bosch GmbH, via Robert Bosch Internationale Beteiligungen AG

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Vendavo Holdings, Inc., by ACCEL-KKR CAPITAL PARTNERS VI, LP and FRANCISCO PARTNERS MANAGEMENT, LP, via Project Victory Merger Sub, Inc.

Notification of concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of Mispol S.A. by Partner in Pet Food Hungaria Kft

PRESS RELEASE: Publication of “The Protection of Competition Law of 2022"

PRESS RELEASE: The Commission for the Protection of Competition imposed a fine on Charalambides-Christis Ltd amounting to €271,385.11 for infringements of article 6(1)(a) of the Protection of Competition Laws and corresponding article 102(a) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Twitter Icon  

Cartel Hotline

Commission Decisions

e-procurement

About Cyprus

Your Europe