Locked content UOKiK places four Kiss & Fly zones under scrutiny

Polish antitrust watchdog UOKiK initiated an investigation regarding the practices of four airport operators – Warszawa, Modlin, Kraków and Katowice. The Office will examine whether the parking rules applicable to Kiss & Fly zones are not inconsistent with competition law. According to UOK...

Locked content UOKiK approves Deutsche Bank Polska sale

The antitrust watchdog UOKiK approved the takeover of the Polish assets of Deutsche Bank by WSE-listed lender BZ WBK. Back in December BZ WBK has signed a deal to buy Deutsche Bank’s Polish assets for PLN 1.29 billion. The deal includes retail banking, private banking, business banking and DB Securi...

Locked content PHN with UOKiK approval regarding takeover

WSE-listed developer Polski Holding Nieruchomości PHN received a green light from the antitrust watchdog UOKiK regarding the takeover of a general contracting firm. The name of the company was not disclosed, but PHN filed a motion to acquire Korporacja Budowlana Doraco back in December. “The company...

Locked content BZ WBK files DB Securities takeover motion to UOKiK

WSE-listed lender BZ WBK filed an application to takeover DB Securities to the antitrust watchdog UOKiK. “Bank Zachodni WBK SA based in Wrocław intends to purchase a separate part of Deutsche Bank Polska SA based in Warsaw and take sole and direct control over DB Securities SA based in Warsaw (DB Se...

Locked content Cyfrowy Polsat’ Netia takeover under UOKiK scrutiny

The antitrust watchdog UOKiK has extended antimonopoly proceedings on the WSE-listed telecom group Cyfrowy Polsat takeover of another listed operator Netia. The case has been entered into the second phase of the proceedings, reserved for more complicated cases. UOKiK now can conduct, among others, m...

Locked content Vistula-Bytom merger to be renegotiated?

WSE-listed fashion retailers Vistula and Bytom might adjust the share parity in the planned merger, as Bytom sales are lower than estimated. “Based on the monthly sales reports, it seems that at some points the assumptions presented by the board when preparing the valuation could be too ambitious. W...

Regulator approves major joint-venture project in Wrocław

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has approved of the plans of developers Vantage Development and Rank Progress to establish joint entities that will develop the first part of a large mixed-use project in Wrocław. In December last year, the developers announced their pla...

Locked content LOT files complaint regarding Modlin airport to UOKiK – media

According to the Polish Press Agency PAP, state-run airline LOT filed a complaint to the antitrust watchdog UOKiK, regarding airport’s Modlin’s possible abuse of dominant position. “The activities of the airport led to the situation where the public airport operator guaranteed conditions to one carr...