EU mergers and takeovers (Feb 17)
BRUSSELS Feb 17 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission, and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS:
-- German trading and service company Otto GmbH, which is involved in retail home shopping and financial services, acquires various assets, including trademarks and patents, of Primondo GmbH (approved Feb. 16)
-- Spanish car parts supplier Gestamp Automocion S.L, part of Spanish group Corporacion Gestamp S.L., to acquire German auto parts company Escha AG (notified Feb. 12/deadline March 19)
EXTENSIONS AND OTHER CHANGES: Continuación...