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EEX-Nasdaq Power deal sees EU regulator probe bundling concerns

By Andrew Boyce and Nicholas Hirst
  • 16 May 2024 14:45
  • 16 May 2024 14:45
The ability of European Energy Exchange to exploit a monopoly in derivatives to hamper competition in other markets is being probed by EU merger regulators following a complaint, MLex has learned.

Market players are concerned that EEX will become the only provider of services facilitating the trading of Nordic power derivatives

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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.

Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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