CCI Approves Bharat Biotech International-Eastman Exports Deal

CCI Approves Bharat Biotech International-Eastman Exports Deal
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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday said it has approved the proposed deal of Bharat Biotech International  for acquiring shares of Eastman Exports Global Clothing through a share purchase agreement.

The deal has been approved under the green channel route, wherein a transaction which does not raise any risk of an appreciable adverse effect on competition is deemed to be approved on it being intimated to the competition watchdog.

The proposed combination relates to the acquisition of shares of Eastman Exports Global Clothing (EEGC) by Bharat Biotech International Ltd (BBIL) being implemented by way of the share subscription agreement, share purchase agreement.

"Given that there are no horizontal overlaps, vertical and/or complementary links between the activities of the Bharat Biotech (including its affiliates) and Eastman Exports, the proposed combination is being notified under the green channel route," 

CCI said.

Bharat Biotech is engaged in the activity of manufacturing of human vaccines and bio-therapeutics, while Eastman Exports is engaged in the business of sourcing, buying, distribution and sales of yarn, fabric and apparels. 

Source: Outlook India

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