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Merger

The current EU Merger Regulation applies only to transactions leading to an acquisition of control over  a company. The European Commission began work to consider extending the regime to certain acquisitions of non-controlling minority shareholdings, including through a public consultation in October 2016.

Such an extension would be relevant from a private equity / venture capital perspective. However, for the time being, additional work on the review of the Regulation has been postponed until further notice. Invest Europe will continue to monitor any developments in this area and engage as appropriate if and when the new Commission outlines its plans in this area.

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Positions & consultation responses

Response to Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Consultation

17 Mar 2017
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to Commission Questionnaire on EU Merger Control

13 Jan 2017
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to European Commission Call for Evidence on EU Regulatory Framework for Financial Services

31 Jan 2016
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Positions & consultation responses

EVCA-PAE Response to Green Paper on Capital Markets Union

13 May 2015
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Positions & consultation responses

EC Green Paper on Capital Markets Union

18 Feb 2015
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to EC Consultation on Merger Control

03 Oct 2014
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Positions & consultation responses

Response EC consultation EU merger control

12 Sep 2013
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Christophe Verboomen

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