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The application concerning the acquisition of Kayseri Cement Factory, Niğde Cement Factory, Ankara Grinding Facility, Malatya Packaging Facility and the assets of Ambar, Nevşehir, Aksaray, Kahramanmaraş, Ereğli, Başakpınar and Cırgalan Ready-Mixed Concrete Facilities within the body of Çimsa Çimento San. ve Tic. A.Ş. by Çimko Çimento ve Beton San. Tic. A.Ş. taken under Final Examination (15.3.2022) 21.3.2022
The Competition Board took the application concerning the acquisition of Kayseri Cement Factory, Niğde Cement Factory, Ankara Grinding Facility, Malatya Packaging Facility and the assets of Ambar, Nevşehir, Aksaray, Kahramanmaraş, Ereğli, Başakpınar and Cırgalan Ready-Mixed Concrete Facilities within the body of Çimsa Çimento San. ve Tic. A.Ş. by Çimko Çimento ve Beton San. Tic. A.Ş. under final examination with its decision dated 24.02.2022 and numbered 22-10/142-M. As it is known, the Com...
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Hearing for the investigation concerning seven undertakings producing and selling feed to be held on April 12, 2022 (14.3.2022) 21.3.2022
The investigation which was conducted to determine whether undertakings producing and selling feed violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 reached the hearing stage. The hearing will be held on April 12, 2022 at 10:30 AM. In accordance with the "Communiqué on Hearings Held before the Competition Board", complainants and third parties who want to attend the meeting to speak should apply to the Competition Authority together with a petition including the information and documents which show their...
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Investigation concerning Beypazarı İçecek Pazarlama Dağıtım Ambalaj Turizm Petrol İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. and Kınık Maden Suları A.Ş. initiated (14.3.2022) 21.3.2022
The Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted to determine whether Beypazarı İçecek Pazarlama Dağıtım Ambalaj Turizm Petrol İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. and Kınık Maden Suları A.Ş. violated article 4 of the Act no 4054. Having discussed the information and documents obtained and observations made in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 24.02.2022, the Competition Board considered that the findings were significant and sufficient, and took the decision numbered 22-10/...
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Investigation concerning Olka Spor Malzemeleri Ticaret A.Ş. and Marlin Spor Malzemeleri Ticaret A.Ş. initiated (14.3.2022) 21.3.2022
The Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted about the claim that Olka Spor Malzemeleri Ticaret A.Ş. and Marlin Spor Malzemeleri Ticaret A.Ş. violated the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition by means of their practices towards their dealers regarding the products which they distribute in Türkiye. Having discussed the information and documents obtained and observations made in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 24.02.2022, the Competition Board considered t...
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Investigation concerning 24 undertakings operating in the markets for selling new and used cars was concluded (8.3.2022) 9.3.2022
The investigation conducted to determine whether distributors and car rental companies operating in the markets for selling new and used cars violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 was concluded. As a result of the discussion of the file on 03.03.2022 by the Competition Board, it was decided that since no information or document about 24 undertakings operating in the markets for selling new and used cars showing that they violated the Act no 4054 could be found, it is not necessary to impose adm...
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Investigation conducted about certain private healthcare institutions and associations of undertakings was concluded (2.3.2022) 9.3.2022
The investigation whether certain private healthcare institutions and associations of undertakings violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition was concluded.  As a result of the discussion of the file on 24.02.2022 by the Competition Board, it was decided that 18 private healthcare institutions and one association of undertakings violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition, thus, those undertakings shall be imposed administrative fines. Ho...
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Report on Sector Inquiry Into Financial Technologies in Payment Services Has Been Published 9.3.2022
As a result of the study started on 09.11.2020 to follow global developments in financial technologies (fintech) in payment services, to evaluate the current situation of the fintech ecosystem in payment services in our country, to detect the effects of developments in this field on competition and to determine what kind of approaches can be adopted from the perspective of competition law, “Report on Sector Inquiry Into Financial Technologies in Payment Services” has been published. Click to ...
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The application concerning the acquisition of the sole control of Sörmaş Söğüt Refrakter Malzemeleri A.Ş. by RHI Magnesita NV was put under final examination (24.02.2022) 9.3.2022
The Competition Board has taken the application regarding the acquisition of the sole control of Sörmaş Söğüt Refrakter Malzemeleri A.Ş. by RHI Magnesita NV under final examination with its decision dated 03.02.2022 and numbered 22-07/93-M. As it is known, the Competition Board is in charge of monitoring mergers and/or acquisitions which would result in significant lessening of efficient competition in markets according to article 7 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition. The Board...
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The investigation concerning Ortadoğu Antalya Liman İşletmeleri A.Ş., MSC Gemi Acenteliği A.Ş. and Medlog Lojistik Gemicilik Turizm A.Ş. concluded (8.3.2022) 9.3.2022
The investigation conducted to determine whether articles 4 and 6 were violated, concerning Ortadoğu Antalya Liman İşletmeleri A.Ş., Medlog Lojistik Gemicilik Turizm A.Ş. and MSC Gemi Acenteliği A.Ş.  upon the claim that Ortadoğu Antalya Liman İşletmeleri A.Ş., which operates Antalya Port, acted together with container line agencies operating in Antalya and carried out activities to exclude agencies providing logistics services outside the port area was completed.  As a result of the discussion...
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Amendments related to The Communique Concerning the Mergers and Acquisitions Calling for the Authorization of the Competition Board and the Guidelines related to the Assessment of Mergers and Acquisitions 9.3.2022
The Communiqué no 2010/4 Concerning the Mergers and Acquisitions Calling for the Authorization of the Competition Board (the Communiqué no 2010/4) was published in 2010, the Guidelines on the Assessment of Horizontal Mergers and Acquisitions (Horizontal Guidelines) and Guidelines on the Assessment of Non-Horizontal Mergers and Acquisitions (Non-Horizontal Guidelines) were published in 2013. Taking into account the deficiencies in practice and current approaches, it is necessary that the relevant...
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