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Merger Clearance

Members of our team have advised, among others, on the following antitrust and competition matters*.

 

  • Representing a major French transnational company in connection with obtaining approvals from the Russian state authorities required under the antimonopoly laws and the laws regulating foreign investments in strategic companies

  • Representing Caterpillar in connection with obtaining FAS approval for its US$7.6 billion acquisition of Bucyrus, a leading manufacturer of mining equipment

  • Advising a French investment fund on obtaining antimonopoly approval in connection with a transaction to acquire a manufacturer of roofing materials

  • Coordinating the process of obtaining a preliminary FAS approval in connection with a planned acquisition by the client of retail assets in Russia

  • Coordinating the process of obtaining a preliminary FAS approval in connection with a planned joint venture in the sphere of retail electronic and appliance stores in Russia

  • Advising on the issues related to obtaining FAS approval in connection with a merger of two major Russian transport holdings

  • Advising Thales Group, one of the world leaders in data encryption and digital security, on obtaining FAS approval in connection with acquisition of Gemalto group of companies

  • Advising Haier group of companies on the issues related to obtaining FAC approval in connection with acquisition of Russian assets of Candy Group, a major Italian manufacturer of domestic appliances

  • Advising Whirlpool Group on the issues related to obtaining FAS approval in connection with the sale of Embraco, its business unit producing compressors, to Nidec Group, a leading global manufacturer of electric motors

  • Advising a major global producer of food supplements and flavouring agents on obtaining FAS approval in connection with acquisition of a competitor and subsequent expansion of the group’s Russian business


    *This includes experience of our team members prior to joining RGD.


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