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Food retail sector in La Réunion: green light, subject to conditions, to the takeover of Vindemia by Groupe Bernard Hayot (GBH)

Published on May 26, 2020

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Following an exhaustive examination of the takeover  of Vindémia by Groupe Bernard Hayot dossier, the Autorité identified potential anticompetitive effects on competition in the predominantly food retail and book retail sectors, as well as in the upstream supply market.

To address them, GBH undertook to take action to remedy the situation prior to going ahead with the transaction (i.e. "fix-it-first" undertakings), by divesting seven stores to two buyers, namely Make Distribution and the Tak Group, subject to prior approval by the Autorité.