European Commission unconditionally clears Kongsberg’s acquisition of Rolls Royce Commercial Marine

Cristina Caffarra

On 1 March 2019, the European Commission unconditionally cleared Kongsberg’s acquisition of Rolls Royce Commercial Marine (world class ship designer and producer of engines and propulsion systems, along with other solutions and products). The Commission considered and rejected horizontal and conglomerate theories of harm arising from Kongsberg established position in marine engineering.

A CRA team including Cristina Caffarra, Oliver Latham, Mariam Arutyunyan, and Matteo Foschi advised the Parties.