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Kronospan’s Pfleiderer deal on brink as EU readies veto

By Lewis Crofts and Andrew Boyce
  • 24 Nov 2022 10:06
  • 24 Nov 2022 10:27
Wood-panels maker Kronospan faces an EU block on its bid to buy rival Pfleiderer’s Polish business, MLex has learned.
The EU’s merger regulator rejected concessions from the company in October to ease market concerns as insufficient, MLex understands. The deadline for the European Commission to issue its verdict is Dec.

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Lewis Crofts


Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.

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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