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Office of Fair Trade Merger Update

  Office of Fair Trade - Merger Update

RNS Number : 6626Q
Office of Fair Trading
08 November 2012




Invitation to Comment



Anticipated acquisition by CGGVeritas SA of Fugro NV's Geoscience Division



The Office of Fair Trading is considering whether arrangements are in progress
or in contemplation which, if carried into effect, will result in the creation
of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise
Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation may be expected to
result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets
in the United Kingdom.



Affected sector: geophysical information and services to oil and gas industry



Please send written representations about any competition or public interest
issues to:



Carole Bowley

Office of Fair Trading

Fleetbank House

2-6 Salisbury Square

London EC4Y 8JX

Email: carole.bowley@oft.gsi.gov.uk

Fax: 020 7211 8916



to arrive by 21 November 2012.

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           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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