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Vattenfall, Engie seek second EU approval for Gasag deal

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 13 Nov 2020 04:48
  • 13 Nov 2020 04:48
The German subsidiaries of Vattenfall and Engie have requested again EU approval to acquire joint control over Germany's Gasag, almost five years after receiving the regulator's blessing for the deal.
The European Commission advised the parties to refile the change in control, according to a description of the filing on

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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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