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Document 52022M10733

Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10733 – CMA CGM / GEFCO) (Text with EEA relevance) 2022/C 245/13


OJ C 245, 28.6.2022, p. 19–20 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 245/19

Prior notification of a concentration

(Case M.10733 – CMA CGM / GEFCO)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2022/C 245/13)


On 17 June 2022, the Commission received notification of a proposed concentration pursuant to Article 4 of Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 (1).

This notification concerns the following undertakings:

CMA CGM S.A. (‘CMA CGM’, France),

GEFCO S.A. (‘GEFCO’, France).

CMA CGM will acquire within the meaning of Article 3(1)(b) of the Merger Regulation sole control of the whole of GEFCO.

The concentration is accomplished by way of purchase of shares.


The business activities of the undertakings concerned are the following:

CMA CGM: container liner shipping and port terminal services. CMA CGM is also active worldwide, through its wholly-owned subsidiary CEVA Logistics , on the markets for freight forwarding and contract logistics services,

GEFCO: freight forwarding and contract logistics services, with a focus on finished vehicle logistics. It is active mainly in Europe but also in the rest of the world (South America, the United States, Asia and Australia).


On preliminary examination, the Commission finds that the notified transaction could fall within the scope of the Merger Regulation. However, the final decision on this point is reserved.


The Commission invites interested third parties to submit their possible observations on the proposed operation to the Commission.

Observations must reach the Commission not later than 10 days following the date of this publication. The following reference should always be specified:

M.10733 – CMA CGM / GEFCO

Observations can be sent to the Commission by email, by fax, or by post. Please use the contact details below:


Fax +32 22964301

Postal address:

European Commission

Directorate-General for Competition

Merger Registry

1049 Bruxelles/Brussel


(1)  OJ L 24, 29.1.2004, p. 1 (the ‘Merger Regulation’).