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Case summary: Withdrawal of notification of acquisition by Owens Corning of glass fibre nonwoven and technical reinforcement fabrics business of Ahlstrom Glassfibre Oy

23 September 2016

Date of issue: 06.10.2017

The Bundeskartellamt has closely examined the planned acquisition by Owens Corning of the glass fibre nonwoven and technical reinforcement fabrics business of the Finnish company Ahlstrom Glassfibre Oy (Ahlstrom) in second phase proceedings. The parties withdrew their notification after the Bundeskartellamt had informed them in a letter dated 27 June 2016 of its concerns about the planned merger.

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