COMESA CCC clears 5 notified mergers
At their July 29, 2015 meeting, COMESA Competition Commissioners Chikankheni, Langa, and Okilangole rendered decisions in five merger cases notified earlier in the spring. The affected sectors are: Packaging (Nampak), Retail (Steinhoff), Academic Publishing (Springer Verlag), Telecom Towers (Eaton Towers), and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (Coca-Cola).
|Holtzbrinck PG/ Springer Science||MER/04/06/2015||SOM/6/2015||Decision/8/2015||29/07/2015|
|Eaton Towers/ Kenya, Malawi, Uganda Towers||MER/04/05/2015||SOM/5/2015||Decision/7/2015||29/07/2015|
|Coca-Cola BAL/ Coca-Cola SABCO||MER/04/07/2015||SOM/4/2015||Decision/6/2015||29/07/2015|
Our statistics (while discrepant with those identified by COMESA head of mergers Mr. Willard Mwemba) show the following numbers for COMESA notifications to date: