Boeing/Embraer (M.9097) [Archived]
Boeing/Embraer (M.9097) [Archived]

The following Competition practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Boeing/Embraer (M.9097) [Archived]
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CASE HUB

Archived—This archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the abandonment of the transaction on 25 April 2020; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

OutlineEuropean Commission merger investigation into the proposed acquisition by Boeing Compnay of Embrace SA'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 developmentsOn 25 April 2020, Boeing Company announced that it had abandoned the transaction.

On 8 May 2020, the notification to the Commission was abandoned and withdrawn.

PartiesBoeing 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): EB Defense is a newly formed joint venture company under the laws of the state of Delaware, and will carry out

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