In the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority, we detect and take action against violations of the Danish Competition Act. We endorse large business mergers and we conduct studies of competitive conditions in different market sectors to promote competition and enhance consumer welfare.
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The Danish Competition Council has approved the merger between Norlys Tele Service A/S and Verdo Tele A/S subject to remedies
On 14 March 2022 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (”DCCA”) received a complete notification of the merger between Norlys Tele Service A/S (“Norlys”) and Verdo Tele A/S (“Verdo”). The merger was referred to the DCCA by the Danish Business Authority and was approved by the Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) subject to remedies on 25 May 2022.
The Danish Competition Council approves Alm. Brand’s acquisition of Codan Forsikring
On April 27th 2022 the Danish Competition Council has approved Alm. Brand’s acquisition of the Danish activities of Codan Forsikring.
Companies behind illegal price coordination fined for coordinating prices for service of natural gas furnaces
On 21 April 2022, the City Court of Glostrup sentenced the companies Hovedstadsregionens og Midt-Nords Naturgasselskab (formerly HMN Naturgas) and Gastech-Energi to each pay fines of DKK 8,000,000 for infringing the Danish Competition Act. Four individuals were also sanctioned with fines of respectively DKK 100,000, DKK 100,000, DKK 75,000 and DKK 50,000.
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