BRUSSELS Aug 8 The European Commission cleared
Guernsey-based investment fund EQT VI's purchase of Dutch and
German bandage and plaster cast maker BSN Medical, the EU's
executive arm said in a statement on Wednesday.
The deal, worth an estimated 1.8 billion euros ($2.24
billion), is one of the largest buyout deals in Europe this
"The merged entity would have neither the incentives nor the
ability to shut out customers or competitors," the Commission's
EQT VI is part of the EQT group of private equity funds.