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Green 'killer acquisitions' to face EU vigilance, Régibeau says

By Andrew Boyce
  • 24 Feb 2021 09:46
  • 24 Feb 2021 09:46

Companies buying up innovative green competitors to reduce their own need to invest in sustainable technologies can expect the scrutiny of EU enforcers, the bloc’s chief competition economist has said.

“We are and will be especially vigilant” toward such “killer acquisitions,” Pierre Régibeau told an online event* today.

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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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