News: 2019

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The Competition Appeals Committee has upheld ICA´s decisison to approve the merger of Hagar hf, Olíuverzlun Íslands hf. (Olís) and DGV ehf. - 7/9/2019

TheCompetition Appeals Committee has upheld ICA´s decisison to approve the mergerof Hagar hf, Olíuverzlun Íslands hf. (Olís) and DGV ehf. A rival company, Samkaup hf., sought to get the ICA´s approval of the merger overturned.

Concerning the request of Eimskip before Reykjavik District Court, about the ICA´s ongoing investigation - 7/2/2019

Eimskipafélag Íslands hf (Eimskip) has announced publicly that the undertaking has made a request before the Reykjavík District Court, for the ongoing investigation into the operations of the Eimskip and related companies, conducted by the Icelandic Competition Authority (ICA), to be terminated.

The Icelandic Competition Authority approves a merger consisting of the acquisition of Honda Iceland by Askja car-dealership - 6/19/2019

With its decision no. 20/2019, the Icelandic Competition Authority (ICA), has approved the acquisition of Askja ehf. car-dealership of the operation consisting of import and sales of Honda vehicles hitherto run by Bernhard ehf. car-dealership.

Advania withdraws its notification of a merger with Wise, following preliminary findings of harm to competition - 6/18/2019

The Icelandic Competition Authority (ICA) has had a merger between the undertakings Advania hf. (“Advania”) and Wise holding ehf. (“Wise”) under investigation. Advania specialises in a broad range of IT services and is one of the largest companies that provides Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software in Iceland. Wise is an IT service company that specialises in developing, selling and servicing the ERP software Microsoft Dynamics NAV.