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Merger control
Case reference
Ccent/2022/47 - EDA / Amaral & Filhos Distribuição
Acquirer
Grupo Bel, S.A.
Description
A business group that brings together several companies with a presence in national and international markets, operating in eight major business areas: Logistics; Research, Development and Technology; Automation, Aeronautical and Aerospace Industry; Metalworking Industry; Communication and Media; brands; Sustainable Solutions; and Real Estate and Furniture.
Target
Amaral & Filhos Distribuição, S.A.
Description
Company active in the distribution and wholesale trade (cash and carry) of food products, namely beverages and other consumer goods, such as hygiene and home utilities. It operates exclusively in Portugal and has stores in Almeirim, Alverca, Corroios, Mem Martins, Massamá, Moita, Lisbon (Marvila), S. Julião do Tojal (M.A.R.L.), Trajouce, and Venda do Pinheiro.
Sector
Activity (NACE)
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 concentration consists of the acquisition of sole control over Amaral & Filhos by Bel Group.

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