Spain Probes Heineken, Others Over CO2 Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT) -- Spain's antitrust watchdog said Tuesday that it had opened an investigation into alleged price-fixing in the carbon dioxide market by affiliates of Heineken International BV, Praxair Technology Inc. and Air Products and Chemicals Inc.

Spain's Comision Nacional de la Competencia said that its investigations division has begun infringement proceedings over a possible price-fixing agreement among Heineken unit Heineken Espana SA, Praxair's Praxair Espana SL and Air Products' Carburos Metalicos SA. The three companies may have agreed to exchange information and divide up the market for the...
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