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Merger of Samhentir Kassagerð ehf. and Vörumerking ehf. - Intervention

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  • Case number: 26/2012
  • Date: 16/11/2012
  • Company:
    • Samhentir kassagerðin ehf.
    • Vörumerking ehf.
  • Sectors:
    • Consumer goods, supplies and etc.
  • Policy Area:
    • Mergers
  • Summary

    The Icelandic Competition Authority (ICA) has reviewed a merger between Samhentir Kassagerð ehf. and Vörumerkingar ehf. Samhentir operates in sales and production of packaging materials. Vörumerking specialises in any labelling and printing on paper, plastics, stickers and aluminium sheets. After the merger Samhentir will control 51% in Vörumerking and Vörumerking Prentsmiðja wil own 49% of the undertaking. With reference to all of the above conditions were imposed in order to limit the harming effects of the merger on competition and to secure fair competition in the market.