13.6.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 131/3


Opinion of the Advisory Committee on concentrations given at its 146th meeting on 6 December 2006 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/M.4215 — Glatfelter/Crompton Assets

(2007/C 131/03)

1.

The Advisory Committee agrees with the Commission's definitions of the relevant product markets as stated in the draft decision.

2.

The Advisory Committee agrees with the Commission's definitions of the relevant geographic markets as stated in the draft decision.

3.

The majority of the Advisory Committee agrees with the Commission that the concentration as notified does not significantly impede effective competition in the common market or in a substantial part of it.

4.

The majority of the Advisory Committee agrees with the Commission that the notified concentration should be declared compatible with the Common Market and with the functioning of the EEA Agreement in accordance with Articles 2(2) and 8(1) of the Merger Regulation and Article 57 of the EEA Agreement.

5.

The Advisory Committee asks the Commission to take into account all the other points raised during the discussion.