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Merger control
Case reference
Ccent/2021/51 - Grupo Visabeira / EIP
Acquirer
Grupo Visabeira, S.A.
Description
Grupo Visabeira is a holding company, which includes the following sub-holdings: Visabeira Global, which includes companies in the Telecommunications, Energy, Technology and Construction sectors; Visabeira Indústria, which integrates companies in the Ceramics and Glassware, Kitchens, Biofuels, Thermal Energy and Natural Resources sectors; and Visabeira Tourism, Real Estate and Services, which includes companies in the Hotel, Restaurant and Leisure sectors.
Target
E.I.P. - Serviços
Description
It integrates a set of business units detached from the heritage of EIP - Eletricidade Industrial Portuguesa, SA, through a spin-off operation, which constitute business departments and support departments and branches: (a) Lines and Networks Department: construction and maintenance of power transmission lines in Portugal; (b) Manufacturing Department: design, manufacture and supply of metallic structures for power transmission lines, substations and railway electrification lines; (c) Substations and Systems Department: construction and maintenance of substations and systems in Portugal; (d) EIP France Railway Electrification and Branch Office: construction of railway infrastructure and maintenance of fixed electrical traction installations in Portugal and France; (e) Hydromechanical Management: conception, design, assembly, commissioning and testing of hydromechanical and electromechanical equipment; (f) Support Department: equipment management, financial; procurement & logistics; environmental quality and safety; (g) Angola Department: construction and maintenance of power transmission lines in Angola and construction and maintenance of substations and systems in Angola.
Sector
Construction
Activity (NACE)
Demolition and site preparation
Applicable legislation
Notification thresholds
Type of merger
Cooperation with sector regulators
Status
Closed
Type of Investigation
Phase 1
AdC’s decision
Non-opposition
Case description
The notified merger consists of the acquisition of sole control over E.I.P. - Serviços by Visabeira Group.
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