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Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Scanjet Holding AB by Alfa Laval Corporate AB

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by Hellenic Healthcare Holding Single Member S.A of part of the share capital of Aretaeion Medical Center Ltd, via Hellenic Healthcare Holdings 2 (Cyprus) Ltd

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Internet Tourism Solutions, S.L.by Hoist Group Spain, S.A.U.

Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Fameline Technologies Group Ltd by Mariapps Marine Solutions Cyprus Ltd

Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of Ensign Holdco 1 Ltd by Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd

Notification of concentration concerning the acquisition by Grunenthal GmbH from Bayer Group of assets related to the pharmaceutical product Nebido

PRESS RELEASE: Awarding of prizes to distinguishing students of the University of Cyprus, for the academic year 2021-2022, by the Director of the Service of the Commission for the Protection of Competition and a Member of the Commission for the Protection of Competition.

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.
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