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Arnarlax hf.‘s acquisition of shares in Eldistöðin Ísþór hf.

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  • Case number: 18/2022
  • Date: 4/8/2022
  • Company:
    • Arnarlax hf.
    • Eldisstöðin Ísþór hf.
    • Fiskeldi Austfjarða hf.
  • Sectors:
    • Consumer goods, supplies and etc.
  • Policy Area:
    • Mergers
  • Summary

    A decision was taken by ICA regarding the merger of Arnarlax hf. and Eldisstöðin Ísþór hf. The merger was not considered of such nature that legitimate reason were for intervention. The merging parties’ activities relating to the merger were considered aquaculture and primary processing of North Atlantic salmon with certain reservations. After the investigation, ICA concluded that there were no legal reasons to intervene the merger, as there were no indications that a dominant market position would be formed by it or that the merger would otherwise lead to a significant distortion of competition.