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Comment: Norsk Hydro’s Alumetal deal trouble shows EU vigilance for 'green killer acquisitions'

By Andrew Boyce and Natalie McNelis
  • 07 Oct 2022 16:35
  • 07 Oct 2022 16:35
Norsk Hydro seems to have been taken by surprise by trouble with its plan to buy metals recycler Alumetal, which the EU merger regulator referred for an in-depth probe yesterday evening.

It’s another example of the European Commission’s heightened vigilance about large companies snapping up smaller, innovative competitors.

In this instance, the in-depth review signals

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