EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 20)
BRUSSELS Oct 20 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- OFI InfraVia, GDF Suez and PensionDanmark Holding to acquire joint control of gas pipeline operator Noordgastransport B.V. (approved Oct. 20)
-- British insurer Aviva and Polish bank BZ WBK to set up a joint venture (notified Oct. 17/deadline Nov. 21/simplified)
-- Private equity firm TDR Capital to acquire British housing developer Lakeside Ltd (notified Oct. 16/deadline Nov. 20/simplified)
-- Mexican chemicals producer Mexichem to buy German plastic maker Vestolit (notified Oct. 10/deadline Nov. 14) Continuación...