EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 17)

miércoles 17 de diciembre de 2014 09:31 GYT
 

BRUSSELS Dec 17 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS

-- U.S. company IBM to take over German airline Lufthansa's information technology infrastructure services division and staff for 1 billion euros (approved Dec. 17)

-- Brazilian juice maker Grupo Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group to jointly acquire U.S. banana producer Chiquita (approved Dec. 17)

NEW LISTINGS

-- Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield Proerty Partners to jointly acquire Songbird Estates plc which owns London's Canary Wharf financial district (notified Dec. 15/deadline Jan. 29/simplified)

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