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Market Definitions Module

Essential for competition and M&A professionals, the Caselex Market Definitions Module allows you to identify and assess the boundaries of competition as understood by 31 competition authorities from around Europe.

About Caselex

Caselex is a unique and fast-growing legal information service aimed at serving antitrust/competition and M&A professionals around the world. Working with our team of national experts from all around Europe, we have developed a comprehensive database of English market definition summaries from merger control decisions delivered by 31 competition authorities around Europe. Our clients thus receive a comprehensive overview of all market definitions provided by regulators from Reykjavik to Nicosia. 


Since the launch in 2017 we have managed to quickly conquer our spot in the market: we serve over 100 clients – law firms, competition authorities and big companies – around the world and this number is increasing day by day. Recently, the appreciation of our clients was further underlined by winning the "Best European Merger Control Decision Database 2019" Award. 

Caselex Market Definitions Module

The Market Definitions Module provides competition and M&A professionals with unprecedented access to English summaries of merger control decisions from 30 national competition authorities and DG Competition, enabling an extensive analysis of market delineations across Europe.

With our team of highly qualified legal professionals, Caselex has constructed a comprehensive database of summarised merger control decisions accessible in a single language.


Recent Decisions

La Poste SA / Économie d’Énergie

October 21, 2019

The French Competition Authority addressed a concentration between La Poste SA and Économie d’Énergie in the markets for (i) energy-saving certificates; (ii) energy management services; (iii) banking transactions; and  (iv) retail banking. 

Allianz Holdings plc / Legal and General Insurance Limited

September 25, 2019

The European Commission – DG Competition addressed a concentration between Allianz Holdings plc and Legal and General Insurance Limited in the markets for (i) non-life insurance; (ii) reinsurance; and (iii) insurance distribution.

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations / La Poste, S.A. / CNP Assurances

November 11, 2019

The Portuguese Competition Authority addressed a concentration between Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, La Poste, S.A. and CNP Assurances in the markets for (i) postal services; (ii) parcel delivery services; (iii) freight forwarding services; (iv) contract logistics services; (v) marketing and communication services; and (vi) digital solutions / information technology services.

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Skeljungs hf. / Basko ehf.

November 24, 2019

The Icelandic Competition Authority addressed a concentration between  Skeljungs hf. and Basko ehf. in the market for the retail sale of daily consumer goods. 

NN Group N.V. / VIVAT Schadeverzekeringen N.V.

November 17, 2019

The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Market addressed a concentration between NN Group N.V. and VIVAT Schadeverzekeringen N.V. in the markets for (i) non-life and income insurance; and (ii) distribution of insurances. 

Hpref Dublin Office Bidco Limited / Henderson Park Funds / Green REIT Public Limited Company

November 18, 2019

The Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission addressed a concentration between Hpref Dublin Office Bidco Limited, Henderson Park Funds and Green REIT Public Limited Company in the markets for (i) supply of rentable commercial office property; (ii) supply of rentable commercial retail property; and (iii) supply of rentable residential property.

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