Outokumpu/Inoxum (M.6471) [Archived]
Outokumpu/Inoxum (M.6471) [Archived]

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ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 7 November 2012; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline European Commission merger investigation into the planned acquisition by Outokumpu of Inoxum (Case M.6471)

Parties Outokumpu and Inoxum

Outokumpu is a Finnish-based group that produces and distributes stainless steel products throughout the world.

Inoxum is the stainless steel division of the German company ThyssenKrupp AG. Inoxum produces and distributes stainless steel and high alloy products.