Outotec and Metso receive merger control clearance
by David Fleschen
Outotec Oyj and Metso Corporation receive unconditional merger control clearance from the European Commission for the combination of Metso Minerals with Outotec
Outotec Oyj (“Outotec”) and Metso Corporation (“Metso”) have on May 13, 2020, received unconditional merger control clearance from the European Commission for the combination of Metso’s Minerals business with Outotec through a partial demerger of Metso (the “Combination”).
Since both Outotec and Metso issued a press release concerning regulatory approvals for the Combination on March 10, 2020, the companies have received unconditional clearances also from the competition authorities of a number of other jurisdictions, including Canada, Chile and Turkey.
In line with the previous announcements, considering the progress of the regulatory approval process, Outotec and Metso continue to expect the completion of the Combination to take place on June 30, 2020, subject to the receipt of all required regulatory and other approvals, including certain remaining competition clearances.
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