M/13/009 – European Refreshments / Fresh Trading
The proposed acquisition of Fresh Trading Limited by European Refreshments (an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company) has been cleared by the Competition Authority.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Tuesday March 19, 2013||Wednesday, April 17, 2013|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
European Refreshments is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC). TCCC is a brand owner and licensor of various beverage trademarks.
|Fresh Trading Limited||
Fresh Trading is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of smoothies, kids' smoothies, orange juice, superfruit smoothies and veg pots.
|General Electric Capital Corporation||
|GPA Group PLC||
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Non-alcoholic beverages (NAB)||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Tuesday, April 2, 2013|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
Tel: 01-804 5453, email: email@example.com
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