The Competition Council of Latvia announced that on April, 2018 it cleared the proposed acquisition of Latvian company Petrol Property by the Lithuanian company Vaizga . As Vaizga failed to submit merger notification before closing the transaction, the Competition Council of Latvia initiated a formal case investigation. The competition...
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba cleared the acquisition of 50 per cent of UAB Farmers Circle Danish shares and joint control by the Danish investment company ASGAARD together with the Danish company IDAVANG .
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba acknowledged that the Estonian company Eesti Meedia , which did not receive the clearance of the acquisition of 100 per cent of AllePAL shares and which was obliged to take actions re-establishing the state prior to the merger or eliminating the identified competition concerns, properly implemented obligations set by Konkurencijos taryba.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba cleared the acquisition of 100 per cent and sole control of the Estonian insurance company Seesam Insurance by the Austrian company VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIG).
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) satisfied the appeal of the Competition Council and annulled the ruling of Vilnius Regional Administrative Court, according to which the Council was obliged to conduct an additional investigation regarding the merger of the Estonian managers of classified ads.
Having considered the amendments to the Law on Competition (Law), the Council revised merger notification and examination procedure, which takes into force from January 1, 2018.
The Competition Council cleared the acquisition of 40 per cent of Baltijos polistirenas shares (together with the currently owned shares – 80 per cent) and sole control by Nordic Minds .
The Competition Council cleared the acquisition of 51 per cent (together with the currently owned shares – 100 per cent) of UAB Adnet media shares and sole control by the Estonian-based company AS Ekspress Grupp .
The Competition Council cleared the merger of the Finnish-based companies active within the construction industry Lemminkäinen Oyj and YIT Oyj .