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THE AUTOMOTIVE unit of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. has received regulatory approval from the competition watchdog for its proposed acquisition of Toyota Santa Rosa, Laguna, Inc.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) green-lit DMC Urban Property Developers, Inc.’s acquisition of the Makati-based office building assets of PLDT Inc.
A NATIONWIDE school-based milk feeding program is set to be implemented in accordance to the law that institutionalized a national feeding program for undernourished...
SMALLER pharmaceutical companies are struggling to compete in a domestic market still dominated by multinational and consolidated companies, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said San Miguel Corp. (SMC) withdrew its acquisition of Holcim Philippines, Inc. after the agency rejected the parties’ proposals for voluntary commitments drafted in response to concerns from the merger.
THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the Synergy Grid & Development Phils. Inc. acquisitions of shares in electricity holding companies OneTaipan Holdings, Inc. (OneTaipan) and Pacifica21 Holdings, Inc. (Pacifica21).
AC ENERGY Philippines, Inc. said on Wednesday that the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) had approved the Ayala-led company’s acquisition of a solar farm in Negros Occidental from a group of investors that include a state-led insurer.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has raised anew the threshold asset and transaction values for compulsory notification of mergers and acquisitions.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has raised concerns regarding San Miguel Corp.’s (SMC) proposed $2.15-billion acquisition of Holcim Philippines Inc. (HPI), saying the deal could lessen competition in the grey cement market in Luzon.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is renewing its recommendation to amend the law that limits foreign equity in public services.
THE COUNTRY’S antitrust watchdog has expressed support for the classification of motorcycle taxis as a mode of public transport as it continues to call for market-driven competition.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has drafted a circular that exempts from compulsory notification the joint ventures (JVs) of private entities formed for an unsolicited public-private partnership (PPP) project.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) wants Congress to empower it to conduct dawn raids without a court order, as it bolsters its probe of dishonest or fraudulent rivalry in trade and commerce, according to the agency’s year-end report.
THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the full acquisition of Hitachi Terminals Mechatronics Philippines Corp. by Japanese firm Mikuni Toyo Co., Ltd. as the transaction is not seen to lessen competition in the domestic market.
RIDE-HAILING firm Grab Philippines said it will not dispute the fine imposed by the antitrust regulator for breaching its initial pricing commitment.
A CONSUMER RIGHTS advocacy group on Thursday filed a complaint with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) alleging petroleum price fixing, cartel, and collusion among 15 oil companies and the Department of Energy (DoE).
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is working with ride-hailing app Grab Philippines to ensure fare increases are reasonable, as it dominates the market after taking over Uber’s local operations last year.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) green-lit a joint venture (JV) between the City Government of Pasay and a group led by Davao-based businessman Dennis A. Uy that will pave the way for a 265-hectare Manila Bay land reclamation project in Pasay City.
THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) fined Huawei contract manufacturer Wingtech Technology Co. Ltd. following late notification of its acquisition of Dutch semiconductor firm Nexperia Holding B.V., the anti-trust authority said in a statement on Monday.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the proposed joint venture between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the consortium of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and Japanese firms Marubeni Corp., Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co., which will undertake the development of a power distribution system in New Clark City (NCC).
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has given East West Banking Corp. the green light to acquire the car loan portfolio of Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCom).
BUSINESSES moving towards merger or acquisition should not exchange confidential business information until their deal has been approved, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said in an April 11 guidance posted recently on its Web site.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it will look further into GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare Holdings, Ltd.’s proposed acquisition of Pfizer Inc.’s global consumer health care business to determine if the deal will reduce competition in certain pharmaceutical drug markets.
THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) said it intends to form a task force that will look into previously-approved mergers and acquisitions to review how the deals developed amid fast-evolving regulations and industry structures.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it will look into the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) complaint on the alleged cold-storage cartel in the onion industry.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it approved on Thursday Aboitiz Power Corp.’s acquisition of a stake in AA Thermal Inc., as well as a joint venture agreement signed with a Chinese company by the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) and the National Housing Authority (NHA).
THE Philippine Competition Commission and the Department of Trade and Industry signed on Friday a memorandum of agreement (MoA) aimed at facilitating data-sharing between the two agencies and ensuring fair competition among the industries on their watch.
THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION (PCC) on Friday outlined priority sectors for competition analysis this year and said it is investigating suspected irregularities in the auction of the contract for a multimillion-peso government project.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has turned down the voluntary commitments offered by Universal Robina Corp. (URC) in relation to its acquisition of the sugar milling and refining assets of Roxas Holdings, Inc.’s (RHI) subsidiary Central Azucarera Don Pedro, Inc. (CADPI).
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is allotting a four-year period to monitor the compliance of Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) with its voluntary commitments for its acquisition of Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Inc.
COMMISSIONER Stella Luz A. Quimbo of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) will run in the midterm elections for representative of the 2nd district of Marikina City, incumbent Rep. Romero S. Quimbo, the commissioner’s husband, confirmed.
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