EU Opens In-Depth Probe into Nynas’s Bid for Shell Assets

European Union regulators will probe Nynas AB’s bid for Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA)’s Hamburg refinery over possible competition concerns for oils used to produce industrial products, it said in an e-mailed statement today.

The European Commission plans to rule on the deal by Aug. 8.

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