EU mergers and takeovers (April 21)

jueves 21 de abril de 2016 14:03 GYT

BRUSSELS, April 21 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:


-- Austria's Erste Group Bank and U.S. company Global Payments Inc to acquire joint control of Global Payments s.r.o. (approved April 19)

-- Worldline to acquire PaySquare and Equens (approved April 20)

-- U.S. seeds and chemical maker Dow Chemical Co to acquire sole control of Dow Corning which is currently a joint venture between Dow and U.S. glass maker Corning (approved April 20)

-- U.S. private equity firm Rhone Capital to acquire a controlling stake in Garda World Security which is now solely controlled by UK private equity firm Apax Partners LLP (approved April 20)

-- Japan's Sumitomo Corp to acquire a stake in Brazilian energy and logistics company Cosan SA (approved April 20)