When does a takeover deemed to be temporary constitute a notifiable concentration?

23 May 2022

In a decision dated 17 March 2022, the Dutch Competition Authority (ACM) imposed a fine on the Stichting Verenigde Nederlandse Apotheken (VNA) for wrongfully failing to notify the acquisition of four pharmacies. The VNA initially thought that the acquisition did not need to be notified, as part of one of the pharmacies to be taken over would be sold on to a third party within a year.

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