EU mergers—ongoing cases tracker

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

  • EU mergers—ongoing cases tracker
  • Phase I investigations
  • Phase II investigations
  • Other merger investigations

EU mergers—ongoing cases tracker

The below tracks live European Commission merger investigations.

For information on completed investigations see EU phase I mergers—closed cases tracker and EU phase II mergers—closed cases tracker. For information on completed EU merger enforcement actions see EU mergers enforcement actions—closed cases tracker.

NOTE—completed merger investigations are moved from this document to the case trackers for closed cases within seven days of the final Commission decision.

For details of appeals before the General Court, see General Court appeals—ongoing cases tracker. For details of appeals before the Court of Justice, see Court of Justice appeals—ongoing cases tracker.

Phase I investigations

Parties (Case number)Industry sectorDate notifiedDeadline
Sami/Dussur/FGA/Sami Figeac Aero Manufacturing JV (M.10401)

Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

16/09/2021

21/10/021 (simplified procedure)

BNP Paribas/CDC/Immobilière De La Laine (M.10395)

Renting and operating of own leased real estate

16/09/2021

21/10/021 (simplified procedure)

Synthos/Trinseo (Synthetic Rubber Business) (M.10347)

Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilisers and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms

16/09/2021

21/10/021

Blackstone/Francisco/Dynamo (M.10453)

Software publishing

15/09/2021

20/10/021 (simplified procedure)

Channel 5/BBC/ITV/Channel 4/Digital UK (M.10184)

To be confirmed

15/09/2021

20/10/2021 (simplified procedure)

Advent International/Sobi (M.10442)

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

14/09/2021

19/10/021 (simplified procedure)

KKR/Telefonica/Infraco (M.10427)

Telecommunications

13/09/2021

18/10/021 (simplified procedure)

Arcelormittal/Condesa Tubos (M.10375)

Manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys

13/09/2021

18/10/021

Galileo/M6/JV (M.10338)

Other education n.e.c

13/09/2021

15/10/021 (simplified procedure)

Arlyle/Schaltbau Holding (M.10457)

Manufacture of electronic components

10/09/2021

15/10/021 (simplified procedure)

Lone Star/Green-City Immobilier (M.10426)

Construction of residential and non-residential buildings

10/09/2021

15/10/021 (simplified procedure)

Forestal Arauco/OTPPB/Agricola Neufun JV (M.10424)

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