Obtaining the full control of the company Buse Gaz S.r.l. by Messer Belgium N.V. directly and indirectly controlled by company Messer Romania S.r.l.
The Competition Commission, by its Decision No. 496, dated 08.02.2018, authorized the "Concentration realized through the acquisition of control of the undertaking Buse Gaz Srl by Messer Belgium NV directly and indirectly controlled by undertaking Messer Romania S.r.l.”. Concentration did not occur in the domestic market and the relevant market in this transaction was considered the industrial gases market. This transaction shows no signs of restriction of competition in the market or in any part of it in particular, as a result of strengthening or establishing a dominant position and Messer Albagaz LLC (part of Messer Group) will remain at the level of 27.9% in the Albanian market.
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