CCI approves acquisition of Global Content Alpha Partners Holdco Pte. Ltd. by Starnmeer B.V.

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the acquisition of Global Content Alpha Partners Holdco Pte. Ltd. (GCAPH) by Starnmeer B.V. (Starnmeer) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. Starnmeer, a recently incorporated entity, is ultimately owned and controlled by funds comprising the Baring Asia Private Equity Fund VII, a fund affiliated with BaringContinue reading “CCI approves acquisition of Global Content Alpha Partners Holdco Pte. Ltd. by Starnmeer B.V.”

CCI approves Acquisition of worldwide healthcare BPO services of Hinduja Global Solutions Limited, by Betaine B.V.

(Ministry of Finance Press Release dated 18th Oct 2021) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves Acquisition of the worldwide healthcare BPO services of Hinduja Global Solutions Limited, by Betaine B.V. The proposed combination pertains to the proposed acquisition of worldwide healthcare business process outsourcing (BPO) services of Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS), along withContinue reading “CCI approves Acquisition of worldwide healthcare BPO services of Hinduja Global Solutions Limited, by Betaine B.V.”

CCI approves internal restructuring of the TVS Group, under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002

(CCI Press Release dated 11th Oct 2021) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves internal restructuring of the TVS Group, under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. The proposed combination contemplates an internal restructuring within the TVS group pursuant to the execution of a Memorandum of Family Arrangement dated10 December 2020, the Composite SchemeContinue reading “CCI approves internal restructuring of the TVS Group, under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002”

CCI imposes penalties upon firms for bid rigging in tender floated by GAIL (CCI Press Release dated 11th Oct 2021)

The Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) passed a final order against two firms, viz ; PMP Infratech Pvt. Ltd. and Rati Engineering, for indulging into concerted practices leading to bid rigging of tender floated by GAIL in 2017–18 for the  restoration of well site located in Ahmedabad and Anand areas of Gujarat. Based on investigation and electronic/documentaryContinue reading “CCI imposes penalties upon firms for bid rigging in tender floated by GAIL (CCI Press Release dated 11th Oct 2021)”

Competition Commission penalises beer companies for indulging into cartelisation (MCA Press Release dated 24 Sept 2021)

The Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) passed a final order against three beer companies, namely United Breweries Limited (‘UBL’), SABMiller India Limited (now renamed as Anheuser Busch InBev India Ltd. after being acquired by Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV) (‘AB InBev’) and Carlsberg India Private Limited (‘CIPL’) for indulging in cartelisation in the sale and supply of beerContinue reading “Competition Commission penalises beer companies for indulging into cartelisation (MCA Press Release dated 24 Sept 2021)”

Workshop on “Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Sector in India’ (MCA Press Release dated 27 Aug 2021)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) organised a workshop on ‘Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Sector in India’on August 27, 2021. The daylong workshop was conducted by the CCI in pursuance of its mandate of protecting and promoting competition in markets, and as a part of its ongoing market study for better understanding of theContinue reading “Workshop on “Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Sector in India’ (MCA Press Release dated 27 Aug 2021)”