Case details

Merger control
Case reference
Ccent/2022/20 - Prénatal / Unidade produtiva TRU
Prénatal Retail Group, S.p.A.
Held by Artsana, S.p.A., forming part of the Investindustrial Group, which invests mainly in the industrial and service sectors, retail distribution, leisure and business services. Artsana, in turn, focuses its activity on the production and supply of baby products and health products, as well as the retail marketing of childcare products through specialized stores, including Chicco stores, also present in Portugal. Prénatal operates internationally as a retailer of products for children, through specialized stores, physical and online, selling toys, textiles and childcare products. In Portugal, it is present through the "Prénatal" stores.
Toys "R" Us Portugal - Brinquedos e Artigos Juvenis, Lda.
Subsidiary company of TRU Spain, which operates in the retail distribution of toys and children´s products, through the operation of eleven physical stores in Portugal and online commerce.
  • Supply and Food Industry
Activity (NACE)
  • G4765 - Retail sale of games and toys in specialised stores
Applicable legislation
Art. 37(1)(c) (Law 19)
Notification thresholds
Turnover threshold
Type of merger
Cooperation with sector regulators
Type of Investigation
Phase 1
AdC’s decision
Case description

The notified concentration consists of the acquisition of sole control over the Production Unit of Toys "R" Us Iberia by Prénatal Retail Group. 

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