EU mergers and takeovers (Sept 22)

martes 22 de septiembre de 2015 07:10 GYT

BRUSSELS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:


-- British private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe to acquire German apparel retailer TriStyle Mode (approved Sept. 21)

-- Brazilian meat packer JBS SA to acquire British company Moy Park, which is a unit of Brzilian rival Marfrig Global Foods SA (approved Sept. 21)

-- Dutch chipmaker NXP to acquire U.S. peer Freescale (approved Sept. 17)

-- Buyout group KKR to acquire German cutlery and coffee-machine maker WMF together with Austrian holding company FIBA (approved Sept. 17)

-- U.S. distressed investment fund Apollo to acquire majority stake in steel trader Stemcor (approved Sept. 17)