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Comment: Retail-sector M&A deals divide European regulators over buyer power

By Natalie McNelis and Nicholas Hirst
  • 23 Dec 2020 10:33
  • 23 Dec 2020 10:40
Is a powerful company bullying its suppliers good or bad for consumers? That question — a particularly thorny one for competition enforcers — has been at the heart of several M&A reviews in Europe.
 
Different responses provided by the EU last month (see here) and German regulators yesterday (see here) shed fresh light on how

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