WEKO approves media mergers between AZ Medien and NZZ-Mediengruppe

Following an in-depth merger examination, the Swiss Competition Commission (WEKO) has raised no objections to the forming of a joint venture between AZ Medien and NZZ. It cleared the transaction in phase II without remedies.

Lenz & Staehelin advises all 3 parties, the JV, AZ Medien and NZZ. The team comprises of the partners Marcel Meinhardt (lead) and Astrid Waser and the associate Sinem Süslü, all Competition.

Published: 16 August 2018