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CCI gives nod to Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles merger

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CCI approves proposed merger Peugeot SOn June 04, 2020, Competition Commission of India (CCI), a statutory body of the Government of India (GoI), has given its nod to the proposed merger between French car maker Peugeot S.A (PSA) and London headquartered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V (FCA).

Key Points:

i.The merged entity will be the 4th largest original equipment manufacturer by volume and the third largest by revenue after Toyota, Volkswagen, and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. It will generate €3.7 billion ($4.1 billion) in savings, which will come from sharing investments in vehicle platforms, engines as well as new technology and leveraging scale on purchasing.

ii.Having presence in India, both the firms announced their merger in December 2019.

About Peugeot S.A:
Headquarters– Rueil-Malmaison, France  
Chairman– Carlos Tavares
PSA group manufactures the Peugeot, Citroen, Opel, and Vauxhall brands.

About Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA):
Corporate Headquater- Amsterdam, Netherlands
Financial Headquarter – London,United Kingdom
The firm engaged in designing, engineering, manufacturing, distributing and selling vehicles, components and production systems worldwide.