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Maravela|Asociaţii assisted CEE chemicals producer Chimcomplex
in the merger review procedure whereby the Romanian Competition Council has
authorised the takeover of Oltchim’s assets.
Competition Council approved Chimcomplex’s 127 million EUR takeover of assets
of the petrochemical plant Oltchim S.A.
team that assisted Chimcomplex with the notification and Competition Council’s review
consisted of Alina Popescu, founding partner and head of the Competition
practice, Răzvan Pele, counsel and Magda Grigore, associate.
„We are proud of the outcome, as the decision concerns
a complex concentration between two major players of the chemical industry and
the merger review work has raised many interesting aspects of competition law. We
are thankful for the close cooperation with all parties involved.” Alina Popescu, Founding Partner of Maravela|Asociații
The firm’s competition
department has a wealth of experience in all segments of competition law,
including merger control, anti-competitive practices, dominant position abuse,
on-site and forensic investigation procedures, State aid matters and unfair
The outstanding advice
provided by Maravela|Asociații’s competition team has been repeatedly
acknowledged by the firm's clients. For instance, one of the partners of a
major U.S. based law firm has commended one of the firm’s competition related assignments
as "the most comprehensive and best
analysis, in a timely fashion and very well written" compared with those
of "over 20 law firms in the past 15
competition clients include major international and local companies, such as, Alphatron
Marine, Autotehnica Fleet Services, BBraun Avitum, Betty Ice, Chimcomplex,
Eberspächer, Japan Radio Co., Monsanto, etc.
competition team members are active contributors to publications on competition
law. Recently, they have provided extensive literature to several reputed
international publications such as the Romanian chapters of International Comparative Legal Guides: Merger control, Getting the Deal Through: State aid, Lexology Navigator: Cartels.
about the team, the practice areas and the services of Maravela|Associații are
available on the firm’s official website here.