IP/15/5272  29-06-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand by Siemens 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 June 2015 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand of the US by Siemens of Germany. Both companies supply turbo compressors as well as the engines which drive these compressors ("drivers").
IP/15/5255  24-06-2015 - State aid: Commission approves support package for gasification plant in Finland 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 June 2015 The European Commission has concluded that Finnish plans to grant around €10 million of public investment to Vaskiluodon Voima Oy, the operator of a gasification plant in Vaasa, are in line with EU State aid rules.
IP/15/5254  24-06-2015 - Antitrust: Commission sends statement of objections to suspected participants in car battery recycling cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 June 2015 The European Commission has informed five lead recycling companies that it suspects them of having participated in a purchasing cartel for scrap lead-acid batteries, in breach of EU antitrust rules.
IP/15/5253  24-06-2015 - Antitrust: Commission fines producers and distributors € 115 865 000 for operating retail food packaging cartels 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 June 2015 The European Commission has fined eight manufacturers and two distributors of retail food packaging trays a total of €115 865 000 for having participated in at least one of five separate cartels.
STATEMENT/15/5260  24-06-2015 - Fighting cartels - Commission sanctions retail food packaging cartel and sends Statement of Objections in suspected car battery recycling cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 June 2015 *** Check against delivery ***   Statement by EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager: "Fighting cartels is a very high priority for the European Commission. This is because of the serious harm cartels cause to consumers and businesses.
IP/15/5234  19-06-2015 - Antitrust: Commission market tests commitments by Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) concerning Bulgarian wholesale electricity market 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2015 The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered by the State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH) to address competition concerns about BEH's behaviour on the non-regulated wholesale electricity market in Bulgaria.
STATEMENT/15/5226  18-06-2015 - Antitrust: Maritime summit between Commission, US and China boosts cooperation 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 June 2015 Representatives from the maritime regulatory authorities of the European Union, the People’s Republic of China and the United States met today in Brusselsto discuss antitrust and regulatory issues in maritime transport. The delegates confirmed their renewed intention to cooperate on these matters.
IP/15/5214  17-06-2015 - Antitrust: Commission fines parking heaters producer €68 million in cartel settlement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 June 2015 The European Commission found that two German producers of automotive parts, Eberspächer and Webasto, have breached EU antitrust rules prohibiting cartels and restrictive business practices.
IP/15/5204  16-06-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves joint venture for cross-border licensing of online music between PRSfM, STIM and GEMA, subject to commitments 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 June 2015 Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of a joint venture for multi-territorial online music licensing and copyright administration services by three music collecting societies.
IP/15/5194  15-06-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck, subject to conditions. 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 June 2015 The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck under the EU Merger Regulation. Both companies are active world-wide in the life science sector.