Boeing/Embraer (M.9097)
Boeing/Embraer (M.9097)

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Case facts

Outline European Commission merger investigation into the proposed acquisition by Boeing of Embrace's commercial aviation business and related operations and engineering capability, as well as joint control of a joint venture company, EB Defence LC (Case M.9097). The transaction involves horizontal overlaps in markets for commercial aircraft manufacturing.

Latest developments On 21 January 2020, the Commission suspended the phase II deadline for a second time; that deadline suspension ended on 21 February 2020.

The Commission’s phase II deadline is 23 June 2020.

Parties Boeing Company (Boeing): Boeing is an American aerospace and defence company based in Chicago, Illinois. Boeing designs, manufactures, and markets commercial aeroplanes, military aeroplanes, and spacecraft, as well as defence, space, and security systems. Boeing also provides aftermarket services for the aerospace market including performance-based logistics and training. Boeing is one of the two leading globally active manufacturers of commercial aircraft.

Embraer SA (Embraer): Embraer is a Brazilian company based in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defence, and security.

EB Defense LLC (EB Defense):