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Type of case:

Mergers and acquisitions

Undertaking(s) concerned:

Ringier-group, Europress Kft., Euromédia Bt.
Heinrich Bauer Verlag Beteilungs (HBV)

Short description:

In June 2009 Ringier AG acquired from Heinrich Bauer Verlag Beteilungs (HBV) 50 percent of the shares of Europress Lapkiadó Kft, and 49,98 percent of shares of Euromédia Lapkiadó Bt.


The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) granted authorisation to the Ringier-group for acquiring control over Europress Kft. and Euromédia Bt.


2 September 2009

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