Precedent-Setting Decision: Burger King Acquisition Prohibited Purely on Public Interest Grounds

By Charl van der Merwe The South African Competition Commission (SACC) made headlines with its first prohibition of an intermediate merger that was based solely on public-interest grounds. Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), a private equity firm founded in the US, was to acquire all Burger King assets from South African Grand Parade Investments, a South … Continue reading Precedent-Setting Decision: Burger King Acquisition Prohibited Purely on Public Interest Grounds