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Comment: Aurubis-Metallo deal shows how reviews can still be turned around after EU charges

By Andrew Boyce
  • 05 May 2020 10:37
  • 05 May 2020 10:37
Aurubis’ EU approval for its plan to buy Belgian-Spanish metals recycler Metallo will give further hope to merging companies that complex deals can still be cleared unconditionally after receiving formal objections.
Key to the approval was the German copper producer’s success in persuading officials to drop a novel theory of

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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