Until December 1, 2020, the central office of the Antimonopoly Committee received 115 applications for obtaining preliminary consent on transactions for the merger, merger of economic entities and the acquisition of stakes (shares) in the authorized capital (fund) of economic entities. Of these, 98 are applications for the acquisition of shares in the authorized capital (fund) of household entities, 29 are applications from foreign investors.
In addition, due to violation of the requirements of the Law “On Competition”, that is, the implementation of transactions on the merger of economic entities and the acquisition of shares (stakes) without obtaining the prior consent of the antimonopoly authority, cases were initiated against 5 business entities.
All applications received from January to November of this year were carefully analyzed. The consent to the merger transactions given by the Committee, in total equivalent, amounted to 2,860.8 billion soums. 53 percent of the total amount or 1515.1 billion soums falls on foreign investors.
Press office of the Antimonopoly Committee.