FrieslandCampina Gets Approval to Buy Imlek, Mlekara Subotica

Serbia’s competition regulator approved the purchase of two dairies, including the country’s biggest Imlek AD (IMLK), by Royal FrieslandCampina NV.

The debt-financed takeover from Salford Capital Partners Inc.’s Danube Foods Group BV, was announced on Feb. 2 and Serbia’s Commission for Protection of Competition said on its website it approves the acquisition of “at least” 81.68 percent of Imlek and 81.76 percent of Mlekara Subotica.

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