EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 28)
BRUSSELS Oct 28 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS
-- PCCR USA, which is part of the Polynt group to acquire all of French oil company Total's CCP composites business (notified Oct. 1/deadline Nov. 4)
--France's Lafarge and Swiss peer Holcim to merge to create the world's largest cement producer (notified Oct. 27/deadline Dec. 15)
-- Mondelez International Inc and competitor D.E Master Blenders to merge their coffee businesses in new company called Jacobs Douwe Egberts (notified Oct. 27/deadline Dec. 1)
--Spanish insurance company Mapfre to buy the Italian and German businesses of Direct Line, Britain's largest motor insurer (notified Oct. 24/deadline Nov. 28/simplified) Suite...