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EU To Scrutinize DSP, Arsenal Merger Further

Law360 (August 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Commission has launched an investigation into a proposed acquisition of Dutch chemical maker DSP by U.S. equity company Arsenal, concerned over the impact a union could have on competition in the benzoic acid and benzoate industry.

On Thursday, the EC revealed the inquiry, with antitrust regulators opting to take a deeper look into the situation after concerns arose during their first examination of the deal.

“The commission’s initial market investigation found that the proposed transaction raises serious doubts as to its compatibility with the...
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