EU mergers and takeovers (March 26)

BRUSSELS, March 26 (BestGrowthStock) – The following are mergers
under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the
EU merger process:

APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS:

— Private equity company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co
[KKR.UL] and Wild Group shareholder Hans-Peter Wild to acquire
joint control of the food flavourings business of flavour
company the Wild Group (approved March 26)

— British private equity investment fund Triton Fund III,
part of the Triton group, to acquire Nordic healthcare provider
Ambea AB (approved March 26)

NEW LISTINGS:

None

EXTENSIONS AND OTHER CHANGES:

None

FIRST-STAGE REVIEWS BY DEADLINE:

MARCH 29

— French energy company Schneider Electric Industries SAS,
controlled by Schneider Electric Holding SA (SCHN.PA: ), to
acquire the electricity transmission and distribution unit of
Areva T&D Holding SA, which is controlled by French nuclear
group Areva (CEPFi.PA: ) (notified Feb. 22/deadline March 29)

— U.S. network equipment maker Cisco (CSCO.O: ) to acquire
Norwegian video-conferencing company Tandberg (TAA.OL: ) (notified
Feb. 8/deadline extended to March 29 from March 15 after
companies offered concessions)

MARCH 30

— Draegerwerk AG & Co KGaA (DRWG_p.DE: ), the German holding
company for the Draeger Group, to acquire German medical
products maker Draeger Medical AG & Co KG (notified Feb.
23/deadline March 30/simplified)

— French engineering group Alstom Holdings, controlled by
Alstom SA (ALSO.PA: ), to acquire a distribution and transmission
unit of Areva T&D Holding SA, which is controlled by French
nuclear group Areva (CEPFi.PA: ) (notified Feb. 23/deadline March
30)

MARCH 31

— French engineering group Vinci (SGEF.PA: ) to acquire
French peer Cegelec (notified Feb. 24/deadline March 31)

— U.S. consumer products company Jarden Corp to acquire the
home care and baby and healthcare business of French energy
group Total SA (TOTF.PA: ) which consists of Financiere Elysees
Balzac SA, France; Baby Care Holding SAS, France; NUK USA, LLC
of the United States; Mapa GmbH, Germany; and Mapa Spontex (UK)
Ltd (notified Feb. 24/deadline March 31/simplified)

— French technology company Dassault Systemes (DAST.PA: ) to
buy sales and client support operations of U.S. computer
services company IBM (IBM.N: ) (notified Feb. 24/deadline March
31)

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EU mergers and takeovers (March 26)