Jurisdiction - India
India – CCI Approves Daido’s Acquisition In Sunflag Iron And Steel.

13 October, 2014


On August 27, 2014, CCI approved the acquisition of 10% of the equity share capital of Sunflag Iron and Steel Company Limited pursuant (‘Sunflag’) by Daido Steel Company Limited (‘Daido’) pursuant to a share subscription agreement.

CCI noted that the market shares of Daido and Sunflag are insignificant compared to the size of the steel industry in India. Further, it stated that both horizontal overlaps and vertical relationships between the parties are also insignificant.

Accordingly, CCI held that AAEC was unlikely as a result of the proposed combination and gave its approval




For further information, please contact:


Zia Mody, AZB & Partners
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Abhijit Joshi, AZB & Partners 
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Shuva Mandal, AZB & Partners 
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Samir Gandhi, AZB & Partners
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Percy Billimoria, AZB & Partners 
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Aditya Bhat, AZB & Partners 
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