EU Extends Review Of $2B Amcor Deal For Alcan

Law360, New York (November 25, 2009, 1:15 PM EST) -- The European Commission on Wednesday extended the deadline for its review of Amcor Ltd.'s $2.025 billion bid for Rio Tinto Group's Alcan Packaging businesses after the companies offered concessions to the executive body.

The EC bumped its deadline for a decision from Nov. 30 to Dec. 14 based on the companies' commitments, according to its list of mergers under review.

An EC representative declined to disclose what concessions Amcor and Alcan offered the Commission, but confirmed that the parties had submitted remedies to the EC on...
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