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CMA weighs RWE bid to buy minority stake in E.ON


Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - :PROPOSED ACQUISITION BY RWE AG OF A 16.67% MINORITY STAKE IN E.ON SE.COMPETITION AND MARKETS AUTHORITY (CMA) IS CONSIDERING WHETHER IT IS OR MAY BE CASE THAT THIS TRANSACTION WILL RESULT IN CREATION OF A RELEVANT MERGER SITUATION UNDER MERGER PROVISIONS OF ENTERPRISE ACT 2002 AND, IF SO, WHETHER CREATION OF THAT SITUATION WILL RESULT, OR MAY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT, IN A SUBSTANTIAL LESSENING OF COMPETITION.