Press Release: Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into merger of Canadian mining companies Inco and Falconbridge

Author (Corporate)
Series Title
Series Details IP/06/231 (24.2.06)
Publication Date 24/02/2006
Content Type

The European Commission on 24 February 2006 opened a detailed investigation under the EU Merger Regulation into Inco’s acquisition of Falconbridge. Both companies were Canadian and both were active in the mining, processing and refining of various metals. The Commission’s initial market investigation had found that the proposed transaction gave rise to competition concerns on certain nickel and cobalt markets.

Source Link
Related Links
European Commission: DG Competition: Merger Case M.4000

Subject Categories
Countries / Regions
Record URL