Wednesday

26th Jul 2017

Ticker

EU approves Opel takeover by Peugeot

The European Commission on Wednesday approved French carmaker Peugeot's takeover of Opel, which is currently owned by US company General Motors. The commission said the deal was "unlikely to raise competition concerns" because Opel and Peugeot "are relatively small in all the relevant markets" and "will still face strong competition from manufacturers such as Renault, Volkswagen, Daimler, Ford, Fiat and various Asian competitors." The €2.2-billion deal was announced in March.

EU Commission to act on Poland

The EU executive is likely to issue a new set of rule of law recommendations to Poland and start legal probes once the controversial pieces of legislation have been published.

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